Nearly 500,000 people have signed an online petition less than a week after Target announced that transgender customers may use the restroom that "corresponds with their gender identity."
Eco Catholic: The Earth Day Network has positioned the 46th Earth Day around the act of planting trees, one for each person on the planet.
Time magazine came out with its annual "Time 100" list of the most influential people and, no surprise, Pope Francis made the cut. Other religion-related leaders are on the list.
A canonical inquiry into the life of Dorothy Day will begin soon and extend to the end of the year, according to the Archdiocese of New York.
NCR Today: My 10-year-old granddaughter loves to help me in the kitchen. Recently we began talking about being eco-friendly.
It appears that questions raised by the forced resignation of Tony Spence from Catholic News Service will not be aired publicly, anytime soon.
NCR Today: Guests enjoyed desserts from 80 different chefs at a charitable function to help the hungry.
NCR Today: Even though Day never voted, her life assures us that hope is not a cynical electioneering slogan but a real human possibility.
"Some people will be disappointed because he won't change church teachings. Nonetheless, Francis has left the door ajar," said Curran in a recent speech.
Young Voices: Zubik v. Burwell is just another push in a campaign by Catholic officials to persuade women from using contraception, but women are not being persuaded.