Column: Compromise may be anathema in a religious sphere, but it is the way things get done in the political one.
In a recent interview about the state of Haiti before the now-postponed national elections, Cardinal Chibly Langlois avoided overt talk of politics. Appointed in 2014, he made clear that Haiti's economic challenges remain serious.
My father, who died last night, was a saint. I do not say this in a manner of speaking or as a figure of speech. I say it with all the facticity with which I can say that I have a cup of coffee at hand.
The Field Hospital: Salvatorian Fr. John Pantuso returned to the priesthood after having a family and doing years of lay church work with his late wife; one of their sons is vocation director for the order.
BLACK GODS OF THE ASPHALT: RELIGION, HIP-HOP, AND STREET BASKETBALL
By Onajé X.O. Woodbine
Published by Columbia University Press, 224 pages, $30
GSR Preview: The best canine teacher I ever had was my dog Winnie. She taught our family how to live, and she taught us how to die.
Soul Seeing: Lung issues emerged after Fran's final chemo treatment eight years ago. As she says, she's been living with "a hose in her nose" ever since.
NCR Today: Those who claim no religious affiliation make up the largest U.S. "religious group;" many don't affiliate religiously because they don't believe anymore.
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.