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Francis: Burmese treatment of Rohingya minority a form of ‘war’

Pope Francis can be refreshing frank when he wants to be, writes Ken Briggs. But when it comes to amending or abolishing church teaching, he shows signs of getting tongue tied.

NCR Editorial: US bombing anniversary: Demand disarmament

Greg Bourke, who helped win the right of gays and lesbians to marry, said he learned Tuesday that he still can’t be a Boy Scout leader in a local Catholic parish troop.

LCWR gathers in Huston next week: U.S. women religious look forward to annual assembly

Ordinary lights: In the end, I am an ordinary woman who has been called to a unique lifestyle. writes Sr. Julia Walsh, FSPA, a high school religion teacher and blogger

Sandy Springs, Ga. -- Parish that gave birth to Disabilities Ministry hosts national Catholic ministry leader

Nine federal agencies have issued proposed rules to clarify some aspects of social service partnerships with religious institutions. Comment period opens.

Calais, France -- Which EU country has the most asylum seekers?

How should Catholics respond to the tragic scenes at Calais? The farce at Calais cannot go on. We either we enforce the law or change it

Asia-Pacific search for a regional solution for refugees

ICYMI: Catholic Bishops in Kenya Call on Government to Postpone Polio Vaccination Campaign

Nairobi, Kenya -- Church told off over polio vaccine

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:

DailyBreadBanner.jpgDaily 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.

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