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.
Making A Difference: One of the high points of my life was a short, yet deeply enriching encounter with Blessed Teresa of Kolkata.
Conversations with Sr. Camille: The youngest of eight children, Diane DeBernardo was at World Youth Day in Poland this year. Her travels often intersect with her faith.
Reconciliation in Chicago: Being in a ministry that seeks reconciliation, I have wrestled often with the question of forgiveness.