Retired Bishop John Ricard says black Catholic leaders are looking for ways to address the violence and racism that were on full display during the early July shootings.
Manifestations of anti-Semitism must be challenged, but we must also defend human rights and work for peace.
Editorial: Cluster bombs are indiscriminate and endanger innocent civilians for an indeterminate period. They kill and maim long after they have been deployed.
NCR Today: Religious leaders announced this morning a statewide tour to end the death penalty at First United Methodist Church in Omaha.
Essay: Nearly 100 years ago, during World War I, Ben Salmon, who opposed war and the theory of just war, refused to cooperate in a draft questionnaire.
Young Voices: After last week's tragedies, contending with systemic racism is crucial, but our systems are a collective reflection of who we are as individuals.
Simply Spirit: Maybe we are making some progress in peeling away the next layer of that pungent onion called systemic U.S. racism.
At a memorial Tuesday, President Barack Obama said he didn't believe America was as divided as sometimes portrayed, but struggles to understand the plight of others.
Archbishop Bernard Hebda focused on the need for healing during a July 8 Mass offered in response to the police killing of Philando Castile during a traffic stop.
Leaders called on the Catholic church to unambiguously condemn the police killings of young black men; they also addressed criticism of the Black Lives Matter movement.