The Field Hospital: Party in Boise for parishioners who reach 90s; a poignant pairing of marriages; emoji Bible; ministry to parents who lose babies; Association of U.S. Catholic priests meet next week.
NCR Today: Pope Francis heads to Armenia this weekend; Chilean ex-soldier stands trial for death of singer Victor Jara; Britain votes today over leaving EU
The Field Hospital: Catholic Leadership Institute runs training programs for clergy and parish staff, developing business-oriented leadership skills reshaped for parish life.
NCR Today: Leaders are finalizing measures to facilitate cooperation between their churches among diaspora and expatriate communities, after long disputes over territorial rivalry and jurisdictional competition.
NCR Today: The horrific mass shooting in Orlando connects with just about every issue that is front and center in our country today.
The current iteration of the Iraq war is concentrated now on Fallujah, the city that has been the focus of so much bloodshed and suffering since the initiation of the third phase of the slow torture of Iraq. It brought to mind a brief visit I made to the city while accompanying a delegation of mostly Catholic Workers to Iraq in 1999.
NCR Today: Evangelicals give Trump much-needed boost; Papal trip to Armenia a moment for Orthodox friendship; Faith in the face of Orlando shootings
The Field Hospital: Politics from the pulpit; more Americans are switching religions; Oblate volunteers; Orlando balm; and NRA policy strength.
NCR Today: Archdiocesan schools announced members of its church community would hang banners that read, "We are Praying for a Peaceful Summer. Join Us."
Pan-Orthodox Council: Orthodox leaders adopted a declaration on Orthodoxy's mission in the modern world, despite several churches withdrawing from the meeting.