NCR Today: Resistance takes action; African sisters share their voices; fighting human trafficking; Pope Francis seeks forgiveness from clergy abuse victims
NCR Today: We have seen dysfunctional government for far too long now, and coalitions need to be built, so the Democrats should be the responsible party in Washington, not obstructionists.
NCR Today: The deportations begin; Retired Saipan bishop accused of sex abuse; Contraception, marriage and divorce in the Philippines; Helping African sisters find their voices.
Concern for those suffering persecution and even genocide in the Middle East cannot be exclusive to Christians, said the U.S. Catholic bishops, but must take in concern for all in that region "who suffer persecution, both minorities and majorities," including Muslims.
Review: “I Am Jane Doe” is an exceedingly difficult film to watch. The profit made from sex trafficking in young girls only makes actions of the profit mongering owners disgusting and repelling.
By the Inauguration, Americans were swearing in at record levels, at least it seemed. The election had touched off a round of bad mouthing that saturated the country from its nooks and crannies to its elitist parlors.
A fake edition of the Vatican's semi-official newspaper L'Osservatore Romano made the rounds in Rome Friday, declaring in a bolded headline that Pope Francis had (subtext: finally) responded to four cardinals who challenged him last fall with five yes or no questions about how he understands church teaching.
"He responded!" the fake paper exclaims under what looks like an exact copy of L'Osservatore's masthead. "Francis has broken his silence on the dubia of the four cardinals."
Updated Campus Notebook: Saint Joseph’s College announced on Feb. 3 it will temporarily close June 1 due to severe debt.
NCR Today: “Calderon’s Two Dreams,” drama from the golden age of Spanish theater, is being resurrected for the New York stage this month.
Young Voices: NCR is looking for a few more young voices to add to our popular column. Deadline to apply is March 1.