The U.S. murder rate by firearms is about 20 times the average of other high-income countries. Many blame weak federal regulations that allow people to acquire weapons far too easily.
Opinion: After massacres at the magazine Charlie Hebdo and the Hypercacher market, followed by huge demonstrations, France fell silent, until the publication of a book containing some unwelcome truths.
X may mark the spot at the National Geographic Museum's exhibit "Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology," which features 100 carefully crafted film props alongside real archaeological finds.
Today's first reading sounds like a description of a feast of fools. Who would brag that they were singled out to receive a special invitation addressed to the ignorant or a reserved place at the supper for the simple? Yet when Lady Wisdom sets the table in her mansion, she is very particular about her guest list -- she invites only the unpretentious.
Opinion: You are reading this today because I took required "core" theology courses when I was an undergraduate student at the University of Notre Dame.
Preview: The Leadership Conference of Women Religious membership voted Aug. 14 to adopt a resolution that commits member congregations to addressing systemic causes of injustice.
If you've got a good reason for divorce -- adultery, abuse, addiction or abandonment -- fewer than one in four Americans would call that a sin, a new LifeWay Research survey finds.
NCR Today: The 2015 Leadership Conference for Women Religious assembly is happening right now and Global Sisters Report is providing on-site coverage with news and commentary. Participate in the discussion.
Editorial: The world truly is safer with the Iran deal than without it. Applying pressure to our elected representatives will keep us on this path to peace.
Preview: In the second public address of the first full day of the LCWR 2015 assembly, St. Joseph Sr. Janet Mock spoke about the changing reality of religious life.