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Vatican document represents important step towards repenting past sins against Jews

The next round in the Msgr. Lynn saga: Appeals court vacates Philadelphia monsignor's conviction, orders new trial

NCR's Michael Sean Winters: Looking Back at 2015: Politics

NCR's Michael Sean Winters: Looking Back at 2015 : The Church

Global Sisters Report Africa correspondent Melanie Lidman reflects on what she learned from teh sisters she interveiwed in 2015: Digging deep for inner peace

Christmas Cupcakes for "Sister Chopped" Franciscan Sr. Alicia Torres, winner of "Chopped," a chefs' competition on the Food Network shares a favorite recipe.

The Diocese of Burlington, Vermont, sold is chancery and grounds in 2010 to Burlington College -- whose president at the time was Jane O’Meara Sanders, wife of presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders -- to pay debts related to sex abuse cases. The deal went sour and now Catholic church takes loss in loan settlement with Burlington College

Cardinal Donald Wuerl turned 75 in November. He turned in his resignation letter as required by canon law, but by all appearances, he's at the top of his game. The pope’s man in Washington

The Philippines: Mindanao bishops, peace groups call for extended Christmas truce

Malawi: Catholic Bishop Says Gays Are Horrible Sinners 'Malawi Isn't Sodom and Gommorah'

Bleak Christmas faces Catholics in earthquake-ravaged Nepal

Just so you know what we are up against: Why the Catholic Church should be opposing the Paris climate agreement

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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