Comentary: Bishops have striven to keep their promise to protect children by Bishop Edward J. Burns of Juneau, Alaska, is chairman of the U.S. bishops' Committee for the Protection of Children and Young People
GSR corresondent Dan Stockman is in Charleston, S.C., for the meeting of the National Black Sisters Conference, the National Association of Black Catholic Deacons, the National Black Catholic Seminarians Association and the National Black Catholic Clergy Caucus: 'No resurrection without Christ’s execution'
Having not learned their lesson about the safety of tetanus vaccines, now Kenya Catholic bishops call for polio vaccine boycott, and so the World Health Orgaznization tries to set the record straight.
U.K. church continues fight: Assisted Suicide Bill will be 'first step' to euthanasia, warns Bishop Davies
Important News: China set for first public ordination of bishop since 2012
More U.K. news: A Westminster diocesan initiative to extend a special welcome to lesbian and gay Catholics at a regular Mass has proved so successful that Cardinal Vincent Nichols would like it to be rolled out nationwide, his lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) liaison priest has said.
Movement growing for canonization of Fr. Mychal Judge: "The saint of 9/11"
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:
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.