Paris -- World leaders here Saturday evening reached the first-ever globally binding deal to address climate change. Catholics question if it will fully protect the vulnerable.
I'm betting the carbon energy industry is going to be volitale in coming year: Crude Falls Below $35 per Barrel in New York for First Time Since 2009
Fourteen years in the making (well, at least a very long time): Vatican releases long-awaited letter on religious brothers. "Rooting his life deeply in God, the Brother consecrates all creation, recognizing the presence of God and the Spirit’s action in creation, in cultures and in daily events."
Missionary work in Birmingham, Alabama: Guadalupan Missionary Sisters of the Holy Spirit Watch the videos.
Good news for refugees The 10 sisters who have been training in Rome are off to Sicily today to minister to the spiritual needs and help build bridges between refugees and the Sicilian population.
Australia's Royal Commission on Sex Abuse: Bishop accused of not being 'candid', lacking 'compassion' in testimony to royal commission
In 2015, Pope Francis generated exactly the culture of dialogue he wanted: all-inclusive and yet notably Catholic. The Year We All Talked About the Catholic Church
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.