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Earlier reporting about Fr. Stanley Rother: A story of what it means to be a pastor
The relationship between Fidel Castro and the Cuban Catholic church has been a roller-coaster ride of ups and downs, though it has noticeably improved in recent years: Catholic Church could play larger role in a post-Fidel Castro Cuba
Carrier incentives stir debate over 'rewarding' offshoring (Loud video with text)
China and the Church: The 'outlaw' do-it-yourself bishop Dong Guanhua is a thorn in the side of both the Vatican and the Chinese state.
Here's what Guatemalan parishioners are telling this pastoral worker: Immigrants face a terrifying future under Trump, and Christians must be there
The Philippines -- A Catholic bishop stressed the need for the church to scale up its fight against HIV/AIDS and counter discrimination against those living with the condition: Church needs to scale up HIV response
Stockton, Calif. -- A Stockton Catholic priest has been reinstated to active ministry following an in-house investigation of alleged inappropriate conduct with a minor: Accused priest back in ministry
The latest installment in NCR's Making Peace series: Store on busy road invigorates Nairobi women's peacemaking group
A great reflection by a young Catholic exploring her faith and social action: What running with the pack taught me about solidarity
Fr. Tom Reese says It's time for compromise on gay rights and religious freedom
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.