The U.S. Supreme Court ruled to strike down restrictions imposed by Texas on abortion clinics that the court said posed an "undue burden" on a woman's access to abortion.
Organizers for the Catholic Theological Society of America's annual conference had no idea their choices for the theme and location of the 2016 gathering would be so newsworthy.
NCR Today: If we Muslim Americans focused on three small objectives that are achievable for us both as individuals and as a community, I believe we can make a measurable difference.
Yerevan, Armenia -- Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister says pope’s talk of Armenian genocide is a "great disgrace" that reflects the "traces and all the reflexes of the Crusades."
NCR Today: The titular characters of Ridley Scott's 1991 film "Thelma and Louise" deserve our compassion, not our condemnation.
Three sisters' communities have so far been subpeonaed by the Vatican for questioning after a supposedly amicable treaty ended the barbed investigation of U.S. religious orders. It seems to show that for Rome at least, the prosecution had not actually rested its case. Who knows how many more communities might be subjected to more grilling for allegedly violating hierarchical "standards." In time honored fashion, the suspects are expected to show obeisance by trekking to the seat of their inquisitors.
NCR Today: The present moment is what I have and it is filled with joy if only I pay attention.
NCR Today: Motivation behind Brexit's successful vote mirrors our own country's reluctance to welcome the other, but doing so is a core Christian value.
NCR Today: Brexit: a new day in Europe; Immigration reform advocates re-group; Presidential choices: VPs and finances; The Vatican and the sisters; Refugee awareness.
NCR Today: For each of the last four years, St. Mary's Parish has hosted a party for an exclusive part of its downtown parish -- its nonagenarians.