NCR Today: NCR spoke to award-winning writer Maureen Orth about her experience writing National Geographic magazine's cover story on the Virgin Mary.
GSR Preview: A new study of Catholic sisters will jolt some assumptions about the state of religious life.
Our broader culture is now so disconnected -- both from the lives of habited nuns and from the concept of hunting -- this story was simply bound to take off.
Lauren F. Winner asks, "What pictures, what images and metaphors does the Bible give us for who God is, and what ways of being with God might those pictures invite?"
Conversations with Sr. Camille: Mercy Sr. Alicia Zapata was inspired by working in Panama as a young woman religious and later moved to Florida to serve migrant farmworkers there.
Though majorities say they would support sensible gun regulations like universal background checks and handgun purchaser licensing laws, the nation seems paralyzed with inaction.
Wherever construction or demolition is taking place, there is often a crowd of onlookers whose curiosity has drawn them to the site. They look on, usually silently, as gigantic machines haul debris away while other heavy equipment carries all the supplies that will eventually become a new edifice. They look on as roads are paved and lines are drawn to ensure the safety of future travelers. They look on as bumps are smoothed and sharp curves are rendered less dangerous.
NCR Today: What exactly is "academic freedom," and why do professors defend it so zealously?
Scholars gathered at the University of Notre Dame to re-examine the concept called "academic freedom," and determine how it could and should operate at Catholic colleges and universities.
Reader’s Retrospective: Fr. Dan Danielson isn't entirely sure when he started reading the National Catholic Reporter, only that it was early in his priesthood.