NCR Today: Most people would expect to see icons of Jesus, Mary and the saints in a Catholic church, so the artwork in one New York City church might surprise visitors.
NCR Today: Cardinal Timothy Dolan's compensation program will certainly help some victims, its biggest beneficiary will be Dolan and his management team.
NCR Today: There can be no doubt now that Pope Francis is indeed seeking to remake the church into his own image.
NCR Today: The annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner was supposed to be a "fun" evening, but this was painful to watch.
NCR Today: The 'Trump Effect' and Clinton Cash and Senate races; Growing tension in Gaza; Signs of a Vatican-China rapprochement; Ncube grants an interview.
Take and Read: Reading this 'modern' theologian assigned new meaning to the Gospel, lifted me to a higher world and gave me the taste for the spiritual life.
The Al Smith Dinner. The last four minutes of Hillary Clinton's address the New York Catholic Charities gala were among the finest in the 2016 presidential campaign.
NCR Today: The Al Smith Dinner; Catholic duties and voting; Clean water in Vietnam; Peace march in Jerusalem; The Philippine president embraces China.
The Washington Post talks with three political activists who try to work in political systems that are rigged and corrupt.
The Field Hospital: St. Pius X Parish in Middletown, Conn., is developing a musical about its parish patron. A volunteer cast performed songs last summer.