NCR Today: In 1974 I began looking seriously at the U.S. military budget because McDonnell Douglas, headquartered in St. Louis, was a booming business.
Making a Difference: With at least 49 people murdered and dozens more critically wounded, a gay nightclub in Orlando now has a sad distinction.
NCR Today: The killings in Orlando over the weekend were horrific, beyond words. But the motive of the killer remains an unknown.
NCR Today: Since Sunday morning, our town has been dripping in blood, tears and the fragmented frustration of a news story unfolding itself ever so slowly.
NCR Today: St. Petersburg, Fla., Bishop Robert Lynch said the Catholic church must teach and stand for its belief that all are made in God's image.
Archbishop Blase Cupich has decried the apparent targeting of gays and lesbians in the Orlando nightclub massacre and called for greater efforts on gun control.
Distinctly Catholic: There is an additional, and deeper, reason why we prefer to think that people like the mass murderer in Orlando was crazy and not merely evil.
At the Intersection: It’s worth getting close enough to see that Hillary Clinton is a woman, and see how being black grounded Muhammad Ali’s activism.
NCR Today: On Tuesday evening, I invited some neighbors to my house to celebrate an historic event for women in the United States.
Preview: The least likely corporal work of mercy to be fulfilled by countless Catholics during the designated Year of Mercy is visiting those in prison.