A couple years back, NCR at editor at large Tom Roberts almost apologetically asked me if he could have some time off because he needed to finish writing the biography of Benedictine Sr. Joan Chittister he had been working on. "Tom," I answered, "take all the time you need. That work will be as important as anything you'd be writing for NCR over the next couple weeks. Go for it."
Column: Of all the books I've read this past year, Things I Did When I Was Hangry: Navigating a Peaceful Relationship With Food was the most affecting.
NCR Today: NCR spoke to award-winning writer Maureen Orth about her experience writing National Geographic magazine's cover story on the Virgin Mary.
Lauren F. Winner asks, "What pictures, what images and metaphors does the Bible give us for who God is, and what ways of being with God might those pictures invite?"
A small c catholic: "Spotlight" communicates the critical need for investigative reporting that provides citizens the information they need to hold their civic organizations and faith communities accountable.
Gabriel Axel's Oscar-winning 1987 film "Babette's Feast" has been drawing a loyal cadre of cinephile followers to a virtual dinner table for nearly three decades.
Movie Review: "In the Heart of the Sea" is a true adventure about the relentless search for primitive energy extracted using early technology.
NCR Today: Ridley Scott's latest space-themed movie addresses deeply human issues, like the human need for a culture of community.
Movie review: So what if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed the planet completely, and giant dinosaurs never became extinct? Never fear, Disney/Pixar has an animated answer for you.
A composer's dream of writing liturgical music to celebrate women as Catholic priests will be partly realized this weekend through a performance of his nine movement English-Latin liturgy.