Bishop Lessard, who was 42 when he was ordained bishop of Savannah in 1973, served as diocesan bishop until 1995, died Jan. 3 in Boynton Beach, Fla. He was 85.
TWO DOGS AND A PARROT: WHAT OUR ANIMAL FRIENDS CAN TEACH US ABOUT LIFE
By Joan Chittister
Published by Bluebridge, $18.95
"As far back as I can remember," says hoodlum Henry Hill at the beginning of "Goodfellas," "I always wanted to be a gangster."
"All my life," writes Benedictine Sr. Joan Chittister, "I wanted a dog."
Conversations with Sr. Camille: When asked what she has learned from those who come for food, Kelly says, "They are simply us, in different clothing."
NCR Today: We will turning off the comments system for the first weekend of 2016.
Ed Dobson, a onetime architect of the religious right and retired pastor of the prominent Calvary Church in Grand Rapids, Mich.," died Dec. 26.
Soul Seeing: All he wanted to do was tell people about Jesus. That brought Fr. Joseph Girzone millions in proceeds from his Joshua novels -- money that he gave away.
Americans’ most admired man and woman in the world are President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Donald Trump tied Pope Francis at number 2.
Global Sisters Report Preview: We have favorite stories from 2015. Did you miss one of these stories the first time around? Now would be the perfect chance to read it.
A Massachusetts judge ruled that a Catholic high school discriminated against a man after the school officials rescinded a job offer upon learning he was in a same-sex marriage.
We name Greg Bourke and Michael DeLeon NCR's persons of the year.