NCR Today: I had the pleasure of interviewing Brahmachari Vrajvihari Sharan, a Hindu priest and monk who has become the first Hindu chaplain at Georgetown University.
Since its release last spring, Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation on marriage and family, Amoris Laetitia ("The Joy of Love"), his reflections on the Synods of Bishops he called in 2014 and 2015, has generated a lot of talk in the media. Attention has returned to it recently as various dioceses and parish role out plans to study and implement the document.
The Field Hospital: "The most common reason people give a gift is that they are asked," said Joseph Citro of Greater Mission.
International headlines include: John Kerry launches blistering attack on Russia at UN; Merkel links migrant crisis to party's defeat; Obama Administration Considers Arming Syrian Kurds Against ISIS
NCR Today: Archbishop Emeritus Peter Gerety remembered as champion of civil rights, Gaudium et spes and parish renewal
NCR Today: NCR interviews Cardinal Turkson; Top scientists say electing Trump could prove disastrous for planet; Freedom Sunday brings attention to human trafficking
NCR Today: "We do not have the power to condemn a brother that errs, we are not above him," Pope Francis said in his weekly audience Wednesday.
The Field Hospital: A national mission conference comes to Ohio in October; rosary for reconciliation in Ferguson; ACLU agrees with Florida parish that feeding people is protected freedom.
Updated: Archbishop Paul-André Durocher will be recognized for efforts in advancing the discussion of female deacons and promoting female leadership within the Catholic church.
NCR Today: The seemingly indiscriminate hacking of emails of public officials for entertainment or humiliation deserves universal condemnation.