In the late '70s, Yusuf Islam, the British musician and Muslim convert also known as Cat Stevens, donated nearly $2,000 that went towards a new Islamic center.
NCR Today: A live-steam webinar by Erie Benedictine Sr. Joan Chittister Oct. 22 will address the leadership situation in both society and church and why more boldness is necessary.
Preview: Despite regulation of US landfills, sisters compelled to work for proper disposal of waste from nuclear power and weapons production..
Sr. Simone Campbell and authors Rachel Held Evans and Mary Rice Hasson shared their respective experiences and visions of the church at the recent event.
Essay: Controversy surrounding Franklin D. Roosevelt continues to intensify, more than 70 years after his death.
At the Vatican Sept. 28, Pope Francis said Shimon Peres' death renewed his "great appreciation for the late president's tireless efforts in favor of peace."
South Florida's Cuban-American Catholic community and other Miami baseball fans planned to honor José Fernández with prayers at the Cuban shrine and a public parade Sept. 28.
Vatican Radio reported Monday that the Morelia archdiocese had announced that the body of Fr. Jose Lopez Guillen was found near Puruandiro, in the western state of Michoacan.
Conversations with Sr. Camille: NCR board member Sr. Helen Garvey started her ministry in education, was elected to leadership and coordinated the exhibition, "Women & Spirit: Catholic Sisters in America."
Preview: This summer, some 12,500 middle-class Catholic teenagers spent a week in poor U.S. neighborhoods, painting houses, cleaning yards and building wheelchair ramps.