NCR Today: The work of World Youth Day is not yet done. If this is a true pilgrimage, the witness to this event is just the beginning.
Practice what you preach. This website offers exercises for white people who want to work with people of color for racial justice.
NCR Today: World Youth Day will soon end. How do we continue to let God's light shine in us without letting the world extinguish that flame?
NCR Today: God in the midst of pain; Francis in the land of John Paul II; Clinton ready for general election; Guam looks at abuse legislation.
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin said recent comments by Cardinal Raymond Burke on Islam's desire to govern the world are unhelpful in the aftermath of a spate of terror attacks.
NCR Today: When my youngest son was 3, he said some things to me that forever shaped the way I look at and appreciate the "short people" in my life.
Movie reviews: For three meaningful looks at how fathers are portrayed in film, see "Gleason," "Hunt for the Wilderpeople" and "Captain Fantastic" this summer.
NCR Today: Francis has declared several times that the world is "at war," most often in response to some tragedy.
NCR Today:Tim Kaine and ISIS; The pope in Poland and WYD; Nuns on the bus; Grief fatigue; What is the source of our political polarization?
A Call to Prayer. The National Black Catholic Congress has called for a month of prayer and action to bring peace to our troubled, violent society.