Philadelphia seems almost preternaturally calm as the city prepares for unprecedented activity during Pope Francis' visit.
John J. McNeill, widely revered among gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender rights Catholics and others, died Sept. 22 in a hospice facility in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
5 minutes with Francis: I believe that I am created in the image and likeness of God and therefore not “intrinsically disordered.”
NCR Today: It also appears that controversy is already following the pope as some seem to have difficulty accepting his inclusive message of love and service.
Catholic Radicals. Thomas Merton and Dorothy Day, cited by Francis in his address to Congress, led messy lives and were devoted to nonviolence and social equality.
Preview: Pope Francis won't be able to spend time with many of the religious women whose efforts power ministries in the cities he's visiting.
California Indians argue that the 18th-century Franciscan, to be made a saint during the pope's U.S. trip, helped destroy their culture and decimate their people.
5 minutes with Francis: One woman asks of her church to acknowledge the work and education of women.
After appearing at a women's ordination conference, Fr. Jack McClure was told he can't celebrate mass at the parish where he has been pastor for the past 15 months.
His work in the sanctuary movement during the civil wars in Central America during the 1980s makes Claretian Fr. Luis Olivares more than worthy of recognition.