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4 other things to watch for in Tuesday's primaries

Today begins National Catholic Sisters Week: Celebrating sisters during a special week

Q & A with Sr. Mary Madonna Ashton, National Women's History Project honoree

The University of Notre Dame announced Saturday that its annual Laetare Award this year will be given jointly to Vice President Joseph Biden and former Speaker of the House John Boehner. NCR's Michael Sean Winters says this signals the dismantling of the architecture of the culture warrior church

NCR Editorial: Return our country to its moorings Donald Trump is a symptom representing an especially virulent strain of political opportunism, but he is not the disease.

How Donald Trump is ruining Paul Ryan’s speakership Well-laid plans for the year ahead are hanging by a thread.


DailyBreadBanner.jpgRenew yourself this Lent with daily scripture reflections. Join NCR's sister publication, Celebration, for Daily Bread, a series of short reflections written by four authors who meet regularly to share the readings.

Or reflect on Pencil Preaching.jpgPencil Preaching by Pat Marrin. Every morning Pat Marrin breaks open the Word with a pencil sketch and a short meditation.


Altoona-Johnstown, Pa. -- Pa. bishop defends his handling of clergy sex abuse allegations in grand jury report

Diocese of Gary investigating Trump-inspired racial taunts At a high school basketball game between two Catholic schools last week, a group of students wearing patriotic clothing held up images of Trump and taunted Hispanic students and fans from the other school.

Obama to disclose drone strike deaths The disclosure is an effort to follow through on the Obama administration's 2013 promise to provide more transparency in its drone program.

Same-sex partners covered in new Michigan Catholic Church health plan

Nuns who died in Yemen are martyrs says Rwandan Bishop


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