While crime has dropped across the nation and in Missouri, during the past six years the Missouri prison population has grown from 30,000 to 33,000.
NCR Today: As we continue with perhaps one of the most bizarre election cycles in recent history, ongoing gun violence incidents are just about vanishing from media accounts?
Eco Catholic: Especially during Lent, everyone should "redouble both their prayers and their generosity" for the people of Flint, still struggling with unsafe drinking water, said Lansing Bishop Earl Boyea.
Making a Difference: Standing on Mexican soil, Pope Francis boldly spoke out on behalf of thousands of migrants who trek long dangerous distances hoping to obtain asylum in the U.S.
On Feb. 16 many people from the original 100-Mile pilgrimage reunited to walk three miles carrying the same message as they crossed the bridge connecting El Paso, Texas, to Ciudad Juárez.
GSR Preview: I first saw the child in the Detroit Free Press as the news was breaking regarding the Flint, Michigan, water crisis. His face wouldn't leave me.
Making a Difference: With so many countless fellow human beings suffering, Jesus' own suffering continues on to this very day -- in them and with them.
NCR Today: Cardinal Reinhard Marx has called for a reduction in the number of refugees Germany takes in but says that policy also must be compassionate and practical.
Fueled by campus unrest with its own historical role in slavery, the Jesuit school plans to establish a new research center and department of African American Studies.
Col. Inocente Orlando Montano's extradition has set off a chain reaction in El Salvador, as authorities pursue suspects wanted for the killing of six Jesuit priests.