Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation, titled Amoris Laetitia ('The Joy of Love') is still top news. Read NCR's coverage here. Check out this same page for updates throughout Monday.
An Alternative View: In the wake of Pope Francis’s exhortation, 'The Joy of Love,' suddenly the rhetorical question, "Is the pope Catholic?" doesn’t seem so rhetorical anymore. Pope Francis Is Part Of The Catholic Church’s Identity Crisis
Allentown, Pa. -- Sex-abuse bill lobbying in Catholic churches is over the top Pa. Church leaders furiously lobbying to block bills that would open a two-year window for civil suits by victims who are blocked by the state's restrictive statutes.
Read this important series on Global Sisters Report: America's prisons: Working to change mass incarceration and the racism behind it
Why is the Catholic church moving away from just war theory? Five Reasons. Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace and Pax Christi International open conference today: "Nonviolence and Just Peace." Read more about the conference here.
Hiroshima, Japan -- Kerry visits memorial near ground zero of WWII atomic bombing
Hartford, Conn. -- Catholic archdiocese vs. insurer in priest sex abuse cases
Are faith-based programs for the poor a problem when there's no secular alternative? When Religious Groups Do What the Government Won't
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