NCR Today: Pope Francis "joins the families of the victims and all of the injured in prayer and in compassion," the Vatican said in a statement June 12.
In the wake of last year's shooting by Dylann Roof, congregations in the AME church have ratcheted up security. Much has changed in Charleston and South Carolina.
Conversations with Sr. Camille: Dempsey says religious life is the "following of Jesus Christ through the mission of mercy and having companions of the journey to support you."
Viewpoint: I myself had struggled to see how interference with traffic during a sporting event could lead to the justice we were calling for.
GSR Preview: Sr. Reginette was one of four Missionaries of Charity sisters killed by gunmen March 4 in Yemen.
The coalition of international groups supporting women's ordination marked the 20th anniversary of the movement's founding with a three-day conference in Rome.
NCR Editorial: Pope Francis' proposed commission to study the possibility of women deacons is a leap forward, but the effort will surely be far more complicated than it sounds.
Judge William Mallory enjoys handing out creative sentences from his bench over at the Hamilton County Courthouse. Mallory sent a 23-year-old Catholic to a Baptist church for 12 Sundays.
Commentary: Is the concept of female permanent deacons a viable idea?
Michael A. Scaperlanda, a law professor at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, is the new president of St. Gregory's University in Shawnee, the state's only Catholic university.