French President-elect Emmanuel Macron will start getting his house in order Monday after a landslide victory that handed him the reins to the world's sixth-largest economy.
- This analysis says "One of Macron’s biggest tasks is to keep Catholics onside," and asks: Can a liberal Catholic now save France?
- Catholic paper La Croix called Macron's win "A large and fragile victory." See how other French media reacted to the win by "Le Kid."
- Macron is France's youngest leader since Napoleon mostly relied on a small group of 30-somethings to plot his run for the presidency. The following is a list of the men and women who will count in his entourage: A Who's Who of Emmanuel Macron's inner circle
On the eve of elections in Kenya, the Catholic bishops are scolding politicians for buying votes while drought in Kenya leaves many on "brink of despair."
President Donald Trump's travel ban is back in the spotlight Monday with a high-stakes legal battle in front of a dozen federal judges in Richmond, Virginia. Trump travel ban challenge in appeals court Monday. Here's some recent NCR immigration stories:
- Newark, N.J. – 'We are the No,' Cardinal Tobin says as faith leaders vow to support immigrants
- Buenos Aires, Argentina – Sisters in Buenos Aires inspired by pope, take in Syrian refugee family
- New York – Activist wants NYC's shuttered churches put to use
- South Arlington, Virginia – Nonprofits step up to offer legal advice to immigrants
This series is all the rage at my son's high school. Learn why NCR media critic Sr. Rose Pacatte says Netflix's '13 Reasons Why' could save lives
President Barack Obama was awarded the John F. Kennedy Library Profiles in Courage award last night in Boston. He used the stage to challenge Congress to save the Affordable Care Act: Obama urges 'political courage' to save Affordable Care Act
We say: Charlottesville reveals the weeping wound of racism. What do we, the American Catholic faith community, do next? Read the editorial.
"We never thought it was going to be possible," was the response of a lesbian couple after celebrating the baptism of their son. They searched online and found St. Cecilia Catholic Community, a two-year-old "non-Vatican Catholic" church in Palm Springs, which welcomed them.
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