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Mourning Fr. Dan Berrigan: Berrigan's family 'experienced incredible grace' April 30 An intimate reflection of what Berrigan meant to the people closest to him

Monroe, Mich. -- Legendary IHM Margaret Brennan laid to rest

Mourning Sr. Margaret Brennan: Brennan stood strong in Vatican II call to renew religious life By Sr. Joan Chittister

Election 2016: Trump looks past Indiana primary today to campaign against 'Crooked Hillary'

National Teacher Appreciation Day: Chick-fil-A, Chipotle, Amazon Prime and other freebies

Pope Francis targeted with sickening abuse by Twitter trolls after posting about Jesus

Pope Francis to Meet Privately With Merkel May 6, Vatican Says

Somebody check this out and let me know what you think, anything here to recommend to NCR readers: Ultimate Guide to Facebook Groups for Catholic Women

May Day at the Vatican: Rome conference looks at how jobs, development, ecology are connected

University of Mary, Bismarck, N.D. -- A women's volleyball coach says university fired her rather than investigate her complaints about gender bias.

Social media opens windows to women religious communities and their charisms

Bakhita Radio is part of the Catholic Radio network in South Sudan: Still Broadcasting Loud and Clear

More stories from Global Sisters Report on Bakhita Radio

ICYMI: LGBT groups gird for battle against religious-based legislation in Congress

Commentary: The illusion of justice for sexual abuse victims by Paul Mones, a Los Angeles lawyer who represents victims of sexual abuse.

A pastor and a rabbi -- both women -- talk about kids, poop, and tearing down the patriarchy in institutional religion: How Male Theologians Ruined Parenting

DailyBreadBanner.jpgStart your day inspired 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.

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