The Moral Majority fantasy arose decades ago and has all but vanished by now. Not that I wanted it to succeed on its terms, but it reminds me that the very idea that we share any kind of moral consensus now seems zany.
NCR Today: The day after the inauguration, we will march, and in so doing will also be standing with the water protectors at Standing Rock and in Flint, Mich.
NCR Today: Trump's inauguration; Defending human dignity is up to us; German priests say open the priesthood; Paving a path to vocations through volunteering
Take and Read: When I first read Dorothy Day in 1987, seven years after the famous writer, activist and co-founder of the Catholic Worker movement had died, I was immediately pulled in.
NCR Today: Nonviolent protest, modeled by Dr. Martin Luther King, is a way to address injustices; it has an important history in our democracy and our Christian churches.
Faith leaders and members of the anti-death penalty group Abolitionist Action Committee will convene at the U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 17 to mark the 40th anniversary of the first modern death penalty execution.
NCR Today: The sheer number of people planning to participate in the Women's March on Washington, and in marches in support in more than 250 cities, is more than impressive.
Movie interview: Sr. Rose Pacatte sat down with Matt Malek, an executive producer of "Silence," on Jan. 5, just before the Los Angeles premiere to talk about the film.
College round-up: In a top 10 list of Catholic colleges and universities for 2017, University of Notre Dame topped the list, scoring 25th in the nation overall.
NCR Today: Preparing for 2018 Synod; National Migration Week; Cardinal O'Malley on "the dignity of work"; Religion in Nigeria; McDonald's at the Vatican.