NCR Today: Jan. 20 should have been a dark day, but spending it with Aunt Martha, a 94-year-old Republican, was a surprising miracle and a wake-up call.
NCR Today: NCR/GSR coverage of Women's March; Ray Burke's true colors; Springfield, Ill., opens synod process; The pope's latest interview.
Take and Read: What drew me to Thomas Merton (and still does) was his deep inner search for truth and light, his inner yearning for God.
NCR and Global Sisters Report are following the Women's March on Washington and the other similar marches around the world today. Get the latest updates.
NCR Today: Pope Francis has sent a formal message of congratulations to new U.S. President Donald Trump, in an unusually timely statement from the Vatican.
NCR Today: Writer/director Asghar Farhadi uses Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman" as a frame of reference in his new film about a married couple's crisis of communication.
College round-up: Three Newman Guide-recommended colleges are offering graduate scholarships to alumni of fellow Newman Guide-recommended colleges in the field of psychology, law and business, for the 2017 school year.
NCR Today: Our task for the next four years; Catholic 'Carpool Karaoke'; Philippine president reverses course, seeks to meet bishops.
NCR Today: We talk with actor Liam Neeson about faith and playing the role of a Jesuit priest in 17th-century Japan, where Christianity was driven underground.
NCR Today: It's no surprise that Donald Trump has invited at least two preachers of the so-called "prosperity gospel" to offer prayers at his inauguration.