The decision opened the door for Msgr. William Lynn to exit state prison as he awaits a new trial for his role in the supervision of a sexually abusive priest.
World Youth Day 2016: It was an emotional day. One that I am still trying to unpack in both my mind and heart.
NCR Today: Democratic National Convention; World Youth Day begins; Nuns on the Bus continue work; Trump's home church; Kaine and the Catholic vote
NCR Today: I recently returned from almost three weeks in Paris and Amsterdam and had a chance to reflect on American politics from Europe and to also observe European conditions.
World Youth Day 2016: Over 100 pilgrims from the Bridgeport, Conn., diocese, myself included, landed July 22 in Warsaw, Poland. We're exhausted but excited for these next 11 days.
Reconciliation in Chicago: A summer program takes Chicago youth to St. Joseph's College, where they try out sculpture and experience the outdoors.
NCR Today: Prep for tonight's Democratic convention; Church news in Australia, Korea, Philippines and India; Archbishop Myers' long goodbye.
Hispanic Catholics, a rapidly growing segment in the church, favor Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump as president by more than a 3-to-1 margin, according to the Pew Research Center.
NCR Today: Consumers of news broadcasts are likely to identify him as the alleged mastermind behind last week's failed coup in Turkey.
Commentary: Calling for the repeal of the Hyde and Helms amendment runs counter to the will of the American people and discounts religious beliefs.