NCR Today is the group blog of NCR. Each member of our diverse team of bloggers writes on different topics, including the politics of the church and secular society (and the interaction between the two), culture, management of the church and more.
Your thoughts: It is a controversial tradition, but six U.S. presidents have spoken at the University of Notre Dame's commencement exercises, and a total of nine presidents have received honorary degrees. But will our nation's second Catholic president be invited to speak?
Listen: In this episode, hosts talk about the recent effects of winter storms on Texas and the re-establishment of the Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships by the Biden administration. Plus, a discussion with Jesuit Fr. Jim McDermott.
Your thoughts: The U.S. bishops' conference disbanded its controversial working group formed to deal with President Joe Biden, showing that the leadership might have recognized their stance was ill-considered.