A small c catholic: The recent U.S. Justice Department decision to phase out use of prisons run by private, for-profit contractors is welcome news. But why should people of faith care?
NCR Today: How do we treat people who are different from us?
Eco Catholic: Allowing people to drink unsafe water or have no access to dependable, clean sources of water is shameful, Cardinal Peter Turkson told religious leaders.
Long a thorn in their side when used by conservatives, progressives are now leveraging religious freedom for their own issues.
Around the country, Catholic organizations, parishes, clergy and laity are taking action and bolstering efforts to build peace and battle racism, following a summer of violence.
As tensions boiled over following a string of killings of black men, the lingering pain of racism in America has once again been brought to the forefront.
Viewpoint: The vision emerging from the Nonviolence and Just Peace conference is a new and bold commitment to Jesus' nonviolence.
Defying hierarchical ban, Iowa community invites excommunicated speakers to its 40th anniversary, but others ask: What would Dorothy Day do?
New Mexico's Catholic bishops oppose Republican Gov. Susana Martinez's plan to reinstate the death penalty and called on the Legislature to reject it.
NCR Editorial: Catholics have found practical, workable solutions to the violence that plagues our world. Now is the time to make peacemaking a primary ministry of the Catholic church.