Ephesus, Turkey -- Despite the danger of our own times, a steady stream of Muslim and Christian pilgrims travel to this revered place in search of Mary. A pilgrim’s reflection on the Feast of the Assumption
NCR's new blog series: Reconciliation in Chicago Hospitality demands patience, persistence
Election 2016: Liberal Democrats and progressive activists have grown wary of the state of the 2016 presidential race, chafing at Hillary Clinton’s big-tent courtship of Republican leaders they have long opposed and fearing the consequences of shaping the contest as a referendum on Donald J. Trump.
Global Sisters Report: Life-threatening mining is the 'only work' available in Honduras mountains. Read the full series on global mining interests: a special series on mining and extractive industries and the women religious who work to limit damage and impact on people and the environment, through advocacy, action and policy.
Manila, Philippines -- Cagayan de Oro Archbishop Antonio Ledesma asked priests in his archdiocese to open churches for drug recovery programs, as President Rodrigo Duterte wages a bloody war on illegal drugs.
This Day in History: John Carroll becomes first bishop of Baltimore: Aug. 15, 1790
Start 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 by Pat Marrin. Every morning Pat Marrin breaks open the Word with a pencil sketch and a short meditation.