The Field Hospital: Man convicted again for impersonating a priest; Wash. Archdiocese's debt forgiveness program benefits 27 parishes; Parish's new music director gets cancer, then later fired
NCR Today: Contrasting Catholic views on Trump; Explore the faith factor among Trump's advisors; Pastor reframes Scripture used against LGBTQ community; Become communities of cosmic sentries
NCR Today: We are entering into dangerous grounds and Americans who cherish our civil and constitutional liberties have got to be vigilant.
Let's take a simplified example. A young woman finishes a long run and collapses in pain. Her brother senses emergency, carries her to the family car and starts for the hospital. Backing out of the driveway, however, he runs over the neighbor's cat, the very same feline he blames for ambushing his pet parakeet who'd flown out the window. He dashes to the hospital in time to save her life from a burst appendix and returns to the house to deal with the cat's remains.
NCR Today: Giving Tuesday; Protest of EPA pick; War on Christmas; Churches offer sanctuary; Religious extremism spreading in China
Commentary: My hope is you will hear my pain and rage, and that I have a big enough heart to listen to you.
Commentary: Why did Catholic "deplorables" support the Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump? The mainstream media, including progressive Catholics, think we are — like President-elect Trump — intolerant, racist, and misogynistic.
For many in Cuba, Latin America, and the world, the rise of Cuba's Fidel Castro ushered a revolutionary change. He became a polarizing figure who was an icon of liberation for some, and an icon of oppression for many others, especially for the over 1.5 million Cuban exiles who fled the island in search of a better life.
NCR Today: Coadjutor Archbishop Michael Byrnes, arriving in Agana diocese, tells reporters that Archbishop Anthony Apuron is facing canonical trial over abuse allegations.
NCR Today: Fidel Castro's death brought to mind my terrific trip with an interfaith delegation to Cuba in 1984. The Cuba I saw then was poor, but thriving.