The Field Hospital: Congregations doing more service, less politics; Parishioners to finish occupation of Mass. church; What happens when parishioners go rogue
A small c catholic: I hope faith communities will find ways to provide refreshment and restoration for their own clergy.
NCR Today: Leaders of Catholic, Christian, Jewish and Muslim faith communities in Kansas City came together May 19 to discuss faith responses to the refugee crisis.
After 11 years of defiantly occupying a parish building ordered closed in 2004, the people of St. Frances X. Cabrini Church in Scituate, Mass., are finally handing over the keys.
Distinctly Catholic: I am surprised, first, that this issue has seemingly become the next frontier in the civilizational struggle for equality.
NCR Today: The couple, Greg Bourke and Michael De Leon, were plaintiffs in the 2015 U.S. Supreme Court case that ruled same-sex marriage constitutional.
The Field Hospital: Destigmatizing mental illness; Jesuits work alongside migrant workers; 95-year-old sacristan, WWII vet who liberated German concentration camps, serves needy
The Field Hospital: The Burts, a Catholic family in Portland, Ore., share a spare bedroom in their home with those in need of a place to stay.
The Peace Pulpit: "We must break down those barriers of hatred that separate us from one another in this world, that bring about so much violence and killing."
NCR Today: Spearheaded by Archbishop Blase Cupich, the new policy provides employees 12 weeks of paid parental leave, and includes fathers who have recently had a child.