NCR Today: Jesuit Fr. Daniel Berrigan undoubtedly played a role in moving the Catholic church to a more active witness for peace and justice.
GSR Preview: As we face climate change, we can celebrate the true spirit of Mother's Day, which is to honor and affirm strong women standing up for life.
The Field Hospital: Fr. William Treacy is still going strong -- presiding at Masses weekly, leading retreats and writing.
Just Catholic: Donald Trump has said women are after his money and his power. Rather like the arguments against ordaining women.
JESUS BEFORE THE GOSPELS: HOW THE EARLIEST CHRISTIANS REMEMBERED, CHANGED, AND INVENTED THEIR STORIES OF THE SAVIOR
By Bart D. Ehrman
Published by HarperOne, 336 pages, $27.99
Soul Seeing: From his hospital bed, my dying father said to me, "Billy, make sure there are a lot of flowers at the viewing."
NCR Today: Like many people who were inspired by Daniel Berrigan, I am both mourning his passing ... and rejoicing in the legacy of justice and peacemaking he bequeathed to us.
Family, friends and religious leaders celebrated the life and new life of Immaculate Heart of Mary legend Sr. Margaret Brennan during two days of remembrances.
NCR Today: I was 20 in 1962 when Thomas Merton brought his visitor, Daniel Berrigan, over to the Loretto motherhouse to speak to the novices.
At the Intersection: I broke (bent) my own rule and read the comments, on a blog post by Maureen Fiedler about Georgetown University.