Pope makes plea to Peres for restraint in Gaza war. Pope Francis expresses concern for innocents in phone call to the Israeli president, prays for peace and calls Peres a "man of peace."
St. Paul and Minneapolis -- Archdiocese to seek dismissal of abuse lawsuit -- Five things to know about the case and the issues to be discussed Monday
From our sister publication: A Place to Call Home, a new series focusing on women religious helping people who are homeless. Read more
Analysis: Why aren’t Pope Francis and his cardinals singing from the same hymn sheet? Vatican insiders are wary of the pope’s views on finance, divorce and celibacy
Global Sisters Report, devoted to covering the mission and ministry of Catholic women religious. It offers news, commentary and reflections on spirituality and theology.
Mission-based institutional investors: Future depends on 'getting religion' with money
Lilongwe, Malawi -- The Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa, an association of Catholic bishops, is meeting about church intervention and family. A spokesman says under the family topic, homosexuality was part of the discussion.
African Jesuit AIDS Network to publish theology book on AIDS, titled Current Christian perspectives on HIV and AIDS in Africa: theological reflection, public health crises and social transformation.
Joplin, Mo. -- Crucifix buried by 2011 tornado returns home
The Vatican has become enmeshed in a struggle between Hewlett-Packard Co and Michael Lynch, the former CEO of the UK software company Autonomy Corp bought by HP in 2011 in a deal that led to a big loss for the U.S. technology giant.
Do you have a true sense of the faith? by Robert McClory
Looking for a little inspiration to begin your day? NCR's sister publication, Celebration, gives you two options, both based on the Scripture readings of the day:
Pencil Preaching is a blog in which Celebration editor Pat Marrin combines Scripture and sketching to reflect on the Word.
Daily Bread is a series of short reflections written by four authors who meet regularly to share the readings. Daily Bread is intended to help daily preachers and others who pray from the assigned Scriptures each day to orient themselves to the Living Word addressed to the church in the world. It's a great way to begin the day.