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.
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.