NCR Today: It would be easy to write up 95-plus reasons why it's discriminatory and downright silly and embarrassing to deny women an equal place.
The Field Hospital: St. Elizabeth Parish partners with the Center for Exchange and Solidarity in San Salvador to fund scholarships with a community bent.
Tom Gallagher, a contributor to NCR since 2009 and lead writer of our Mission Management feature, has been appointed the chief executive officer of the Religion News Foundation and publisher its subsidiary, Religion News Service.
NCR Today: All Soul's Day; impact of immigrant church; China priests' fears over Vatican olive branch; hospice chaplain reflects on life, death
The Field Hospital: A look at a Park Avenue parish; reaching out to domestic abuse victims; black Catholics back sainthood causes.
During Mass, do people from certain groups get omitted or forgotten? Whose lives and experiences get referenced in preaching? Who gets left out?
NCR Today: Wittingly or not, James Comey's actions placed his thumb on the scale in favor of a particular candidate.
NCR Today: A proposed change to the so-called pacifist clause of Japan's constitution has called the country's relatively small Catholic church to action.
NCR Today: Pope in Sweden; San Diego diocesan synod; Detroit bishop sent to Guam; All Saints' Day; Boston archdiocese fights marijuana bid
Pope Francis' words and courtesies in the land of Swedish Lutheranism were exemplary. Had someone of similar irenic temperament been at the helm in Martin Luther's time, might he have defused the conflict and avoided the split?