Bishop Robert Muench urged the local community to be "ministers of healing to a hurting world" following the police shooting of a black man outside a convenience store July 5.
Updated: Following the apparent sniper-style attack Thursday night, bishops across the country condemned the cycle of violence and urged greater unity to prevent further tragedies.
NCR Today: I made the effort to write one more time about the futile waste of resources, as if we could ever actually win.
How many people in armed services all over the world have served their respective countries with the belief that they fought so that future generations wouldn't have to?
NCR Today: I can recall the July 4th celebrations of my youth , watching the fireworks in my hometown of Lockport, N.Y., and thinking -- even at a young age -- about the ideals that shaped this country, especially freedom of religion.
National and local groups are marking the 44th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Furman v. Georgia, which started a nationwide moratorium on executions with demonstrations and fasts.
NCR Today: "Blue Bloods" isn't the only show that sustains a racist world view. Almost all of them do.
New York -- The New York City Pride parade to Greenwich Village's Stonewall Inn, the newest national monument, included a newly formed group, Gays Against Guns.
At the Intersection: As we move on after yet another mass shooting, I wonder how often we forget that families are grieving.
Advocates for immigration reform are dismayed but not surprised that a deadlocked U.S. Supreme Court June 23 let stand a lower court ruling blocking a plan to spare some immigrants from deportation.