Hate crimes: The jump in anti-Muslim incidents continues to rise and even accelerated after the Nov. 8 election.
Statement on racism: "We have failed our black and brown brothers and sisters."
At the Intersection: God is in control. It's a sentiment I saw Christians of various denominations express on social media Tuesday night, but it gives me no comfort.
Young Voices: I look to Jesus' example as a brutal campaign for power ends and initiates a new moment of anxiety and hope in the Divided States of America.
NCR Book Club: Recent confrontations between police and African-Americans in Northern cities may alert white liberals that racism is not bound by the Mason-Dixon Line.
Euthanasia in Quebec: Obtaining accurate statistics on medically assisted deaths across Canada is almost impossible and could lead to abuse, according to opponents of the practice.
Pope Francis: After celebrating Mass with detainees and people who had been in prison, Pope Francis called on governments to mark the end of the Year of Mercy by extending clemency to deserving inmates.
More than 500 clergy and people of faith across religious denominations joined the Standing Rock Sioux Nation and its supporters against the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Making a Difference: No human being alone, not even a president, can build a world where justice, peace and love reign. Such a vision needs requires all of us.
We say: The process in Colombia is a sober reminder that achieving peace more often than not involves a long and difficult slog out of the horrors of war.