The most important editorial Catholics should read this week comes from the pages of Commonweal under the headline: Of Popes & Trumpists: Who Drives Catholicism? It expresses exactly what I was thinking as I wrote the story Kansas crowd applauds Cardinal Burke's stump speech.
NCR Today: We need to do better. We need to be more open to the ideals our country has always stood for but not always embraced.
NCR Today: What can we do? We can hold a prayer vigil and press conference.
NCR Today: Australia's commission on sex abuse Catholic phase draws to close; Supreme Court to hear border slaying case; SNAP ponders its future; Migration is very much on church leaders' minds.
NCR Today: Michael Novak, RIP; World Meeting of Popular Movements; Women and finances in Mexico; Church Militant and Michael Voris.
A refugee family, sponsored by a Jesuit parish, was finally able to reach the United States after being stopped by President Donald Trump's executive order banning refugees from seven Muslim-majority nations.
The Cheikhos, a Kurdish Muslim family of eight from Syria, had been in Iraq as refugees for more than two years. They are being sponsored by Holy Trinity Parish in Washington, D.C.
From the Dorothy Day conference: Kate Hennessy learned the importance of listening to and following her own "still, small voice" — a task her "Granny" deemed sacred.
Campus Notebook: Amado Gabriel Esteban will be DePaul’s first lay president; St. Anselm's names its first chief diversity officer; Marylhurst University starts speaker series on social justice issues
NCR Today: Trump's well-oiled machine; Dreamers under threat; Gun laws you may want to know about; A lesson in Mass preparation.
Interview reveals: The knights' spiritual patron, not their leader, demanded resignation of the group's grand chancellor.