NCR Today: Reaching out to Latino and Hispanic Catholics, Pope Francis said varied languages and cultural traditions "have shaped the changing face of the American Church."
National Bishops Conference elects first Hispanic vice president
The Field Hospital: Breaking the silence around domestic abuse; a megachurch for Catholics for a change; Boston group starting its own parish; a look inside another closing.
Statement on racism: "We have failed our black and brown brothers and sisters."
NCR Today: I was wrong and I confess it. I had predicted a strong Clinton victory in the election, largely promoted by the Latino vote.
The official theme for the Catholic Volunteer Network's National Conference on Faith-Based Service was "Justice Matters: Bringing Good News to Light." Unofficially, the theme morphed into post-election healing.
NCR Today: USCCB meeting; Fr. Richard Rohr opens Call to Action; Transition to a Trump presidency; Crisis in an Indian Catholic church
Call to Action: The best way to engage Catholics is to ask them how the church can be of service to them, panel says.
NCR Today: U.S. Bishops Meeting in Baltimore; Trump's transition and the future of political parties; Canada takes Syrian refugees.
Rome -- Four cardinals are questioning Pope Francis' most recent teachings on family life, issuing an open letter to the pontiff with five yes or no questions about how he understands church teaching.