Nicholas Chamberlain, the bishop of Grantham, has come out as the first Church of England bishop to openly acknowledge he is gay.
From Global Sisters Report: Pope Francis proclaimed the sainthood of Mother Teresa of Kolkata, hailing her courage and love for people who live in poverty.
Preview: Sr. Ann McKean initiated a foundation to aid women who want to become doctors in the eastern region of Nicaragua.
NCR Today: Georgetown is offering admission preference to those whose ancestors were used or sold as slaves by the school.
Fr. Warren Hall was barred from ministry for supporting gay advocacy groups and backing a Catholic high school counselor who was fired for being in a same-sex marriage.
The Field Hospital: San Francisco-area parishes are successfully resettling refugees in their communities but face challenges as housing costs continue to rise.
When Franciscan Br. Michael Minton heard that Jewish Family & Community Services East Bay needed temporary housing for single Muslim male refugees, he knew it was the answer to prayer.
NCR Today: I'm listening to a news account of how difficult it is for Germans to accept the refugees Angela Merkel has invited into the country.
Distinctly Catholic: I agree with Tom Reese that the latest Pew study on Americans and religion should have asked about music.
Eco Catholic: The DeRouens run a hospitality house for inmates and their families; after the flood, they lost their own.