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Election 2016: CNN/ORC polls: Trump, Clinton deadlocked in Colorado, Pennsylvania

National Voter Registration Day: Learn more about it.

National Voter Registration Day: Where and how you can help

Here's what NCR said about voter registration earlier this month: Editorial: Make action on poverty a national priority

Robert Mickens says Catholic church needs better way to select bishops

United Nations -- First UN summit on refugees and migrants calls all member states to protect them

NCR's "Take and Read" blog series returns this week. Each week, a noted contributor reflects on a specific book that changed her or his life. Today, Massimo Faggioli writes about A History of the Council of Trent by Hubert Jedin

The 36th General Congregation of the Society of Jesus begins Oct. 2 in Rome; this year's congregation will include the election of a new superior general. Jesuits head out to sea

Grand Rapids, Mich. -- Enrollment grows for second consecutive year in area's Catholic schools

A most interesting commentary: Why arguing about abortion among Catholics is meaningless by Fr. Joshua J. Whitfield, parochial vicar and director of faith formation and education at St. Rita Catholic Church in Dallas.

London -- 2016 Interfaith Climate Symposium Report

Private prisons are under scrutiny, but they're nowhere near extinct


Jerusalem bishop: Two-state solution key to Holy Land peace

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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