NCR Today: I spent a week in the Galápagos in mid-September, and the experience walking on the islands and snorkeling in the water -- with animals and birds and fish -- was paramount.
Phyllis Zagano, who was recently appointed to a papal commission to study the question of women in the diactonate, will be speaking at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Conn., the evening of Wednesday, Oct. 19. The presentation will be held in Martire Forum.
In their words: Cupich, Tobin and Farrell react to being named cardinals
The Field Hospital: Wash. parishioner has ministered to homeless since 2003; Chicago auxiliary bishop visits migrant worker groups; Ga. parish celebrates fourth anniversary of monthly "Addiction Mass"
NCR Today: The notion that the church cannot change is simply untenable, and it is harmful to the faithful.
At a recent Religion News Association conference in Silver Spring, Md., four women from four different faiths spoke candidly about obstacles and oppression in religions.
NCR Today: Second debate without civility; Texas Catholic bishops talk death penalty; 'Troublesome' misuses of 'Amoris Laetitia'; Court rules on identities of School of Americas graduates
NCR Today: Trump assumes that speaking with the voice of the hierarchy on issues of sexuality and reproduction he is speaking to all Catholics!
NCR Today: What did you think of the presidential debate? Pope goes to ends of the world for new cardinals; Catholics in Hanoi in land dispute.
Take and Read: Whenever I reread his Varieties of Religious Experience, my spirits soar, my mind takes off and my faith becomes more deeply grounded.