Take and Read: History of the Council of Trent broke Catholic taboo in its treatment of the difficult and uneasy relationship between pope and bishops.
NCR Today: Bishop Robert Barron and "Story of God" will also receive awards at the Catholics in Media Associates 23rd annual awards event Oct. 9 in Los Angeles.
NCR Today: Presidential debate prep: Is it worth it? Bridge is, well, bridge to unity; GSR ongoing series on mining; Racism in small Kansas town.
The Field Hospital: More than 200 people have registered to make a muscular public commitment to "active nonviolence and just peace" on Saturday, Sept. 24, in Burien, Wash.
Camosy's Column: Sr. Simone Campbell believes that, unlike her political opponents who don't care about protecting and supporting people after birth, she has "a consistent ethic of life."
NCR Today: Students, faculty and staff of Avila University participated in a campus peace walk, dedicated to victims of violence with ties to the university.
A group of high profile conservative Catholics have signed on as a panel of advisers to the campaign of Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump, according to a report by Thomas Fitzgerald writing on Philly.com, a Web site of the Inquirer and Daily News.
NCR Today: I had the pleasure of interviewing Brahmachari Vrajvihari Sharan, a Hindu priest and monk who has become the first Hindu chaplain at Georgetown University.
Since its release last spring, Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation on marriage and family, Amoris Laetitia ("The Joy of Love"), his reflections on the Synods of Bishops he called in 2014 and 2015, has generated a lot of talk in the media. Attention has returned to it recently as various dioceses and parish role out plans to study and implement the document.
The Field Hospital: "The most common reason people give a gift is that they are asked," said Joseph Citro of Greater Mission.