Thomas C. Fox is NCR CEO/President. Fox was NCR editor and/or publisher most years between 1980 and 2015. 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. His e-mail address is

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NCR's Fox crosses the line, goes to trial to protest nuclear weapons

Perspective: My protest was public, yet quite personal. I have seven grandchildren, ages 3 to 13, and want them to grow up in a world without nuclear weapons.


NCR has remained faithful through these many years

NCR Today: Mirroring life itself, and a wider world facing serious challenges, NCR faces some uncertainty. However, beneath this is a consistent NCR commitment, extending back 54 years, to provide top-rate journalism and a much-needed moral voice in a world seemingly short on such voices.

'The Vietnam War' weaves a narrative of human calamity

Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's new documentary is an important contribution to the examination of both the Vietnam War and the unconscionably deadly impact of war in general.

Charity Sisters celebrate life of Helen Garvey

With a little help from her friends, under a cloudy sky and light warm drizzle, the body of Sister of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Helen Maher Garvey departed her motherhouse for the last time Aug. 17.