Thomas C. Fox is NCR's editor/publisher emeritus. Fox was NCR editor and/or publisher most years between 1980 and 2015, then again in 2018-19. His reports from Vietnam appeared in the earliest issues of National Catholic Reporter. He has also reported for The Washington Star, the Detroit Free Press, TIME magazine and The New York Times. He can be found on Twitter @NCRTomFox.

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Carl Kabat, priest, clown and relentless anti-nuclear weapons protester, dies

Oblate Fr. Carl Kabat, one of the 1980 Plowshares Eight and a relentless anti-nuclear weapons protester whose four decades of civil disobedience drew bitter critics and many admirers, died Aug. 4 at age 88. 

Tom Cornell, Catholic Worker stalwart and Christian nonviolence writer, dies

Tom Cornell once described the Catholic Worker movement as a community "marked by a cooperative social order without extremes of wealth and poverty and a nonviolent approach to legitimate defense and conflict resolution."

Gillgannon, US priest who spent three decades in Bolivia as Vatican II advocate, dies

Appreciation: For more than 30 years, Fr. Michael Gillgannon wrote for NCR from Bolivia in columns critical of U.S. foreign policy and in support of church reform efforts in the region. Gillgannon died June 19.


Why I trespassed at a nuclear weapons plant this Memorial Day

Perspective: On Memorial Day, my wife and I spoke out with our bodies. We acted for our children and grandchildren, and purposely trespassed onto the grounds of a nuclear weapons plant in Kansas City.