NCR Today: I was at meeting this week where black people outnumbered white people — seven to four. It was the first time I'd seen everyone since the election.
Stop executions. Just as Pope Francis has spoken out against the death penalty, U.S. Christians with public platforms should do likewise.
NCR Today: Rumors of migrant crackdown trigger rise in deadly sea crossings; Brexit frustrations as EU citizens rush to secure British residency; The Italian movement that could remake Europe
In the wake of “a deeply destructive political campaign,” U.S. citizens face the dual task of rising above profound political divisions that tear at the national fabric as well as remaining diligent in addressing “the major wounds of American society,” especially the threat of massive deportations.
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.