Editorial: Pope Francis' appointment Aug. 2 of the Study Commission on the Women's Diaconate stood adage about the church thinking in centuries on its head.
NCR Today: The thought that an unstable, narcissistic personality with low knowledge of foreign policy could have access to weapons of mass destruction is beyond scary.
Law enforcement officials in Wichita Monday announced that a body found some days earlier in the Arkansas River near one of the city's park was the body of Brian Bergkamp, a seminarian from the Wichita, Kan., diocese.
The Wichita Eagle Daily newspaper reported that a fisherman had spotted a piece of life vest floating in the water with a rosary attached to it. That discovery led to finding the body of the missing seminarian. The coroner on Saturday confirmed it was Bergkamp and his family was given the news first.
Italian bishops' conference: Pilgrims who visited or attended events at the Casa Italia center in Krakow should see a doctor, especially if they have a high fever.
Mike Piazza, the superstar catcher inducted July 24 into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, gave credit to his Catholic faith for his success during his induction speech.
Reconciliation in Chicago: Parents who have lost children to violence say that many people presume their children somehow brought the violence on themselves.
Njoroge has eschewed expensive job perks that include a luxury house in an upmarket neighborhood and a fleet of cars with chauffer.
NCR Today: When my youngest son was 3, he said some things to me that forever shaped the way I look at and appreciate the "short people" in my life.
Jesus did not stop talking about mercy even though he was nearly thrown from a cliff after his first public talk in a Nazareth synagogue, and the rest of his life can serve as an example for people of faith to follow, Boston Cardinal Sean O'Malley told an energized World Youth Day audience.
Emphasizing the World Youth Day theme focused on mercy and the Year of Mercy declared by Pope Francis, O'Malley called on the young people in Tauron Arena Wednesday to bring God's mercy to life as Jesus did.
Just Catholic: The world is imploding in its anger. If we cannot stop the anger at its sources, at least we can stop feeding it in ourselves.