Making a Difference: As kindred spirits in Christ, Pope Paul VI and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1967 both knew the grave dangers facing humanity — dangers still staring us in the face.
Distinctly Catholic: A leaked document suggests that the Trump administration is planning stunning cuts to foreign aid. Such cuts are both unjust and strategically stupid.
Carrying banners and signs with quotes from Pope Francis' encyclical "Laudato Si'," hundreds of Catholics joined the People's Climate March to call for moral and prayerful action to protect creation.
Environmentalist Bill McKibben headlines the People's Climate March on the National Mall April 29, where he will forcefully make the case that the Earth hangs in the balance.
In Conversation: NCR Bertelsen intern Kristen Daniels on the Arkansas executions; Catholic Mobilizing Network's Karen Clifton advocates for restorative justice; Michael Sean Winters on 100 days of Trump.
NCR Today: If the legislation passes, the most populous U.S. state would say it does not support the Trump administration's threat to deport some 11 million undocumented immigrants.
Arkansas executed Kenneth Williams April 27, making him the fourth person to be executed by the state in 8 days; concerns over lethal injection protocol raised after conflicting reports.
As a Catholic scholar who writes about religion, politics and policy, I understand how Christians struggle with the death penalty. Is the death penalty anti-Christian?
Today marks the final day in Arkansas' original plan to execute eight men in 11 days. Kenneth Williams is scheduled for execution April 27 at 7 p.m. CST.
Eco Catholic: Late March saw an amazing week in the Salvadoran struggle against mining. And we owe much of the magic to Gov. Carlos Padilla from the Philippines.