Thanks to generous readers: For sixth consecutive year, NCR webathon meets its goal
Q&A with Robert Dunham, new head of the Death Penalty Information Center: Is Capital Punishment Near a 'Tipping Point'?
Sr. Chritine Schenk asks Are things looking up for women in the church?
Globals Sisters Report correspondent Dan Stockman reports from London and the “The Nun in the World: Catholic Sisters and Vatican II” conference: Five distinct generations of sisters
Rome -- Cardinal George Pell has said he expects that the upcoming synod on the family to “massively endorse” the Church’s traditional teachings on Communion for divorced and remarried Catholics.
Vatican City -- Castro at Vatican thanks pope for mediation role with US
Dublin, Ireland -- Bishops step up opposition to gay marriage
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 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.