Take and Read: The synod document 'Justice in the World' described the world I had experienced but couldn't name – and it admitted the church’s own need for conversion.
NCR Today: Donald Trump being a 'strongman' who could solve chaos in the Middle East contrasts with the area's dismaying history of domination by dictatorial leaders.
Movie Review: 'Killing Reagan' is an adequate made-for-television movie, fair-handed in how it presents the key figures in the political-psychological drama.
The pope's lack of clarity on the issue in his apostolic exhortation, Amoris Laetitia, has opened the door for theological controversy according to Dr. Georg Bier.
The Field Hospital: A Hmong community has become a part of the permanent life at St. Charles Borromeo Church in Morganton, N.C.
Common sense alone dictates that single issue voting has always loomed large in politics. Issues like taxes, slavery, temperance, war and women's rights are just some of the causes that by themselves whipped up support for candidates both for and against.
This year's political fury has been so diffuse, tumultuous and scattered that no one flash point has dominated the scene. The exception might be the question of Donald Trump's sanity.
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"