NCR Today: I made the effort to write one more time about the futile waste of resources, as if we could ever actually win.
NCR Today: Cardinal Sarah asks priests to say Mass facing away from congregation; Archbishop Chaput says no communion for unwed, gay and some divorced couples; Clinton's email problems
The Field Hospital: Free dental clinic wins national honor; Nurse recognized for serving Okla. parish; Parishes across U.S. field health ministries
NCR Today: Elie Wiesel dies; Iran condemns attack in Saudi Arabia; Nuns on the Bus tour; America's Catholic founding father; Benedict says 'gay lobby' tried to wield power
Commentary: At this particular moment in the life of the world and of the United States, Elie Wiesel's life has an overpowering lesson for all of us.
Reconciliation in Chicago: Positive delusion is a spirituality of hope -- that God can bring forth life from death (or from a life sentence).
Fr. John Stack, a priest of the Davenport Diocese, celebrated his reinstatement to active ministry with his first public Mass in 38 months on Father's Day, June 19, at the Clinton nursing home where his late father once resided.
A church trial outside the diocese found that accusations of clergy sexual abuse against Stack were not proved. The Vatican's Congregation for the Doctrine of Faith concurred with the trial judges' finding and Davenport Bishop Martin J. Amos announced Stack's reinstatement June 15.
NCR Today: Evangelicals and abortion, racism; Libyans winning against ISIS; Urbanization, the growth of; Guam and sex abuse.
NCR Today: We will turning off the comments system starting Friday, July 1 at 3 p.m. CDT.
NCR Today: I can recall the July 4th celebrations of my youth , watching the fireworks in my hometown of Lockport, N.Y., and thinking -- even at a young age -- about the ideals that shaped this country, especially freedom of religion.