Plea for Peace: Pax Christi International and the World Council of Churches call for negotiated peace in Syria and international support to rebuild the shattered nation.
Making a Difference: Slavery ended in the 19th century, right? Wrong. It's an easy enough mistake to make.
Birmingham, Ala. -- The U.S. has come a long way in addressing the racial divide, but recent social unrest proves that there is more work to do.
The Knights of Columbus and In Defense of Christians contend that Christians in Libya, Iraq and Syria are victims of genocide carried out by the Islamic State in new report.
Commentary: The realization of global women suffrage, which represents one of the most significant power shifts in human history, occurred without women firing a single shot.
Commentary: Women from the Roman Catholic, Muslim, Orthodox Jewish, Mormon, and the Missouri Lutheran Synod traditions call for the end of gender-based discrimination in religious traditions.
Zainab Hawa Bangura, a U.N. special advisor, described sexual violence in war as "history's greatest silence" and "the world's least-condemned crime."
The House Foreign Affairs Committee passed a bipartisan measure condemning as genocide the killing of Christians, Yezidis, other ethnic and religious minorities by Islamic State militants in the Middle East.
NCR Today: Several leaders of various faith communities working to heal civil unrest in Baltimore came to Rome this week to seek Pope Francis' blessing in their efforts to work together.
The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in its first abortion case, Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt, in nine years March 2 in a challenge by Texas abortion clinics.