The Field Hospital: A parish run by a sister instead of a priest; Illinois parish volunteering in Alaska; hall-of-famer comes to church in Cooperstown; legal help is a new ministry; another church is a PokeStop.
Commentary: I've often wondered what happened to those priests I met right after the Second Vatican Council.
The International Union of Superiors General (UISG) expressed gratitude to the pope for creating a commission to study the possibility of allowing women to serve as deacons.
Knights of Columbus leader says Catholics can not vote for abortion advocates. Long time Republican operative makes declaration in speech to K of C convention.
Philadelphia's Msgr. Lynn free on bail; DA pledges retrial
The European Court of Justice must decide if the Catholic doctor was unlawfully fired by the Catholic hospital for remarrying after getting a divorce.
NCR Today: NCR columnist Phyllis Zagano, named to a commission to study female deacons, has devoted much of her career to studying the history of the diaconate.
NCR Today: The social teaching of the Catholic church was never intended to inform government programs but human consciences.
NCR Today: NCR's Zagano on deacon study commission; France mourns slain priest; Seal of confession subject of trial; Aleppo engulfed in 'madness.'
NCR Today: I wonder whether Sen. Tim Kaine can help sway the white, male, Rustbelt vote toward the Democratic ticket this November.
NCR Today: Arrests made in slaying of French priest; Sisters work against human trafficking; The case of Cardinal Pell; Trump, Clinton on the road.