Deciding which inmates get parole and when is problematic, but more diverse boards and a point system could be steps toward fairness.
NCR Today: Election 2016 exhumes old divides; PRRI reports America seek authoritarian leader; pulpit endorsements don't work for some Catholics; Mobilizing African sisters for systemic change
The Field Hospital: Our Father’s Table ministry to homeless cuts ribbon on headquarters; Catholics weigh in on gentrification; Seattle-area parishioners commit to "just peace."
NCR Today: Islamic art in Catholic church; Pope talks to Jesuits; Hope for displaced Christians in Iraq; Native Americans suing Mormon church; Election Day just two weeks away
NCR Today: Most people would expect to see icons of Jesus, Mary and the saints in a Catholic church, so the artwork in one New York City church might surprise visitors.
NCR Today: Cardinal Timothy Dolan's compensation program will certainly help some victims, its biggest beneficiary will be Dolan and his management team.
NCR Today: There can be no doubt now that Pope Francis is indeed seeking to remake the church into his own image.
NCR Today: The annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner was supposed to be a "fun" evening, but this was painful to watch.
NCR Today: The 'Trump Effect' and Clinton Cash and Senate races; Growing tension in Gaza; Signs of a Vatican-China rapprochement; Ncube grants an interview.
Take and Read: Reading this 'modern' theologian assigned new meaning to the Gospel, lifted me to a higher world and gave me the taste for the spiritual life.