New blog series "Letters from Japan" begins with visiting professor David DeCosse attending a conference that examined "blind spots" in business ethics practices.
When I was a lad, Christians of the highest standing condoned shutting blacks from restaurants and hotels. They did so because in large measure they had been led to believe God meant it to be that way. It had the patina of a religious calling. Many became violent when it became illegal.
More recently, gay and lesbian people could be scourged and publicly shamed under similar premises. The "deviants" were considered anathema by the Almighty whose followers were therefore commissioned to punish them.
Experts weigh in on the veep debate: Mark Silk, Stephen Schneck, Cathleen Kaveny and Richard Garnett give their views on the debate. Michael Sean Winters wraps things up.
New York TImes: What you missed in the Vice presidential debate
The Field Hospital: Can parishes help the disabled manage their income? Blue Mass in Alabama; inspired leaders inspire others; a questionable new monastery in Toledo; closed Philly churches are homes.
Praying for the Beloved Community. War in Aleppo. Racial violence. Environmental devastation. The election. Today we need the inspiration of St. Francis.
NCR Today: It's the Feast of St. Francis, a good time to remember that the words we choose to describe life on our planet matter.
NCR Today: Wuerl on Amoris Laetitia; Comments at NCR; Radioactive dumping grounds; Mexico's deadly for priests; Vice-presidential debate tonight
NCR Today: Despite the lack of reform overall, I am concentrating for the moment on the successes made in Missouri as we look toward a new legislative session in January.
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NCR Today: The American electorate seemed to be divided into two parallel universes as people watched the first presidential debate.