NCR Today: The Catholic prelate responsible for spiritual care of the members of the U.S. armed forces around the world was honored with a lifetime achievement award.
I had the great privilege of interviewing former President Jimmy Carter for Interfaith Voices, on Tuesday, April 1. The occasion was the publication of his new book entitled A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence and Power.
In late 1994, Cardinal Hans Hermann Groër was preparing for a slow transition into retirement. He had completed eight years as archbishop of Vienna, and the previous October he had turned 75. He submitted his mandatory letter of resignation, but Pope John Paul II asked him to stay on.
A Catholic priest who has built up a huge global following for his healing ministry has announced he will celebrate his final healing Mass in Cavite province on Easter after the collapse of a deal to build a massive Marian shrine there. The primary donor questioned financial management of his ministry's foundation in charge of the project.
This past weekend I went to see the new film on César Chávez by director Diego Luna. I had no idea what to expect and was even prepared to be disappointed. I was pleasantly surprised and enjoyed the film very much.
A couple of weeks ago it was a crooning sister in Italy. This week a sister singing a different tune grabbed the lion’s share of mainstream headlines, but there were plenty of positive stories, too.
NCR Today: Vatican to investigate disgraced cardinal's archdiocese; Catholic clergy in CAR praised for showing courage; shrinking majority in U.S. support death penalty
Here we go again: Paul Ryan has issued yet another Draconian budget plan. Ryan’s philosophy is simple: take from the poor and give to the rich.
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If you have not yet seen the interview with Italian historian Andrea Riccardi, it is definitely worth a look.