NCR Today: The death of my mother last November and how I feel about it, about her, is too complicated to express succinctly.
PURE ACT: THE UNCOMMON LIFE OF ROBERT LAX
By Michael N. McGregor
Published by Fordham University Press, 472 pages, $34.95
Just Catholic: The only reason to restore women to the diaconate is the needs of the church. So, does the church need women deacons?
NCR interviewed the editor-at-large of America about women deacons, social media and increasing participation in the church.
Soul Seeing: The last time I saw my brother in the flesh was three years ago, in his den, just before summer; we talked about hawks and love.
Relations between Christians and Muslims in places where refugees of both faiths have landed -- in countries like Lebanon and Jordan -- are frayed.
Editorial: As Margaret Brennan and Dan Berrigan pass to their reward, we benefit from their influence as part of the "great cloud of witnesses" cheering us on.
Preview: On the outside, it looks like I am being charitable, even selfless. It may look like that, but there is more to the story.
This summer, the Henri Nouwen Society is hosting an international conference to celebrate one of the 20th century's most significant spiritual leaders.
Distinctly Catholic: Speaker of the House Paul Ryan described his meeting with the Republican presidential candidate: "I was very encouraged by what I heard from Donald Trump today," he told reporters.