National Migration Week is Jan. 8-14: In Utah, a culture of encounter has been created, where multiple agencies and churches come together to resettle people from more than 20 countries.
Ricky Javon Gray, who is scheduled for execution on Jan. 18, filed a motion Dec. 16 asking for the execution to be stayed due to the state's usage of a compounded form of midazolam.
An emerging Catholic dialogue with Muslims aims to show public support for Islamic American communities, building on three already existing regional Catholic-Muslim dialogues.
The Illusion of Safety. Nuclear devastation is just one dropped wrench away. A true story tonight on your local PBS station.
We say: The martyrdom of Fr. Stanley Rother forces U.S. Catholics, to confront the complicity of our culture — and by extension, of each of us — in his martyrdom.
U.S. bishops' Task Force to Promote Peace in Our Communities releases report: The Catholic Church has a "tremendous responsibility to bring people together in prayer and dialogue, to begin anew the vital work of fostering healing and lasting peace," said a report by a U.S. bishops' task force released Jan. 5 in the wake of last year's incidents of violence and racial tensions.
Gun violence in Chicago: On Dec. 31 hundreds joined to commemorate the lives of those killed by gun violence in 2016. "We're protesting violence," said Fr. Michael Pfelger.
Young Voices: The struggle for women's right to vote in civil politics is over, but the struggle for a woman's voice in church polity is still alive.
NCR Today: The Women's March on Washington is for everyone, and it's for more than women's rights and equality.
The deletion of a paragraph about command responsibility affects Colombian prosecutors' ongoing investigations of generals in the "false positives" scandal in which the military is accused murdering civilians.