NCR Today: Several thoughts occur to me as I get around to thinking about the challenge four cardinals have posed to Pope Francis' teaching in Amoris Laetitia.
Morning Briefing: Standing Rock water protectors see cautious win, but would we allow a pipeline under St. Peter's, for example? Plus, a round-up of the latest from the Transition team.
NCR Today: Global Sisters Report is pleased to announce that Sr. Michele Morek will will join the organization Jan. 3 as liaison to sisters.
Pax Christi: Members of the Pax Christi Metro DC group gathered in Silver Springs, Md. to honor two local peacemakers, Franciscan Sr. Marie Lucey and Franciscan Fr. Jacek Orzechowski. Author Frida Berrigan spoke at the event about the president-elect and what his administration could mean for an anti-war organization working against racism and harsh treatment of immigrants.
NCR Today: Division over 'Amoris Laetitia'; Claims filed in New York priest abuse program; Church's commitment to migrants; Climate action gets smaller
NCR Today: "Moana" continues Disney's efforts to showcase a bolder princess and disrupt the damsel-in-distress archetype.
NCR Today: Cardinal Müller says the Vatican will not reply to four cardinals' letter questioning the document. Meanwhile, the Roman Rota dean calls publishing the letter a "slap in the face."
NCR Today: What is the "white working class"; Italians try the populist path; Kenya's Catholic University of Africa in financial straits; women, religion and worship.
Take and Read: I remember sitting in my apartment with Gyn/Ecology, feeling as if my head had been taken off my neck, turned upside down, completely shaken up and put back on.
NCR Today: After 30 years a pastor, this convert became head of the diocese of Sapporo, Japan, and a leader of the Japanese bishops' peace and justice efforts.