The Field Hospital: Former Secret Service agent trains Maine churches; retired priests now outnumber active in Albany; grief lingers in Newtown; Vincentians meet in Philadelphia.
The Illusion of Safety. Nuclear devastation is just one dropped wrench away. A true story tonight on your local PBS station.
NCR Today: Trump-o-nomics analyzed and more Trump transition news; Obama's farewell; Do you have plans for Jan. 21? Salt Lake City's new bishop was born in Philippines.
NCR Today: Republicans, backed by Donald Trump, and Democrats alike appear determined to recognize Israeli expansionism and its annexation of lands seized by military force.
Pax Christi International today issued an invitation for Catholic leaders to sign a letter to president-elect Donald Trump in support of the abolition of nuclear weapons.
NCR Today: Moving forward on married priests does not mean that the quest for female priests should not continue. But ending the mandatory celibacy rule is also critical.
NCR Today: Cardinal Gerhard Müller expressed disagreement with four cardinals who questioned Amoris Laetitia, saying the document is fully in line with church teaching.
Take and Read: Rabbi Lawrence A. Hoffman's Beyond the Text: A Holistic Approach to Liturgy influenced my scholarship, thinking and teaching ever since I first read it.
NCR Today: Happy Epiphany! Cardinal Tobin installed in Newark today; 'High Noon for Religious Left'; Obama writes law review article; Catholic peacemaking: Northern Ireland, Congo and the streets of Chicago and Nairobi.
The Field Hospital: Fr. Philip Bochanski says Courage feels supported by Pope Francis' encouragement to accompany those "with same-sex attraction" on their spiritual journeys.