NCR Today: Leaders are finalizing measures to facilitate cooperation between their churches among diaspora and expatriate communities, after long disputes over territorial rivalry and jurisdictional competition.
NCR Today: The horrific mass shooting in Orlando connects with just about every issue that is front and center in our country today.
The current iteration of the Iraq war is concentrated now on Fallujah, the city that has been the focus of so much bloodshed and suffering since the initiation of the third phase of the slow torture of Iraq. It brought to mind a brief visit I made to the city while accompanying a delegation of mostly Catholic Workers to Iraq in 1999.
NCR Today: Evangelicals give Trump much-needed boost; Papal trip to Armenia a moment for Orthodox friendship; Faith in the face of Orlando shootings
The Field Hospital: Politics from the pulpit; more Americans are switching religions; Oblate volunteers; Orlando balm; and NRA policy strength.
NCR Today: Archdiocesan schools announced members of its church community would hang banners that read, "We are Praying for a Peaceful Summer. Join Us."
Pan-Orthodox Council: Orthodox leaders adopted a declaration on Orthodoxy's mission in the modern world, despite several churches withdrawing from the meeting.
The Harvard professor who caused a stir in 2012 when her findings about a papyrus fragment that fueled speculation that Jesus was married, has conceded it is most likely fake.
Gun Control. The measures lost in the Senate last night largely on party-line votes that showed the political power in Congress of gun rights defenders and the National Rifle Association.
NCR Today: More than 500 persons gathered June 15 in Seattle for prayer and reflection on the recent mass shooting at an Orlando gay nightclub.