30 years later: During those early years of our coverage, we would often get calls from abuse victims who simply needed someone to listen.
30 years later: A single issue of NCR eventually led to my starting an international movement of survivors of clergy abuse.
Women Today: All over the world, people are celebrating the 500th anniversary of St. Teresa of Avila's birth on March 28, 1515.
Young Voices: Every family is an idiosyncratic web of characters and influence, even the ones with both a loving mother and a loving father.
We say: People of faith who want to move beyond the horror and outrage caused by the Charleston shooting must learn two hard lessons.
Podcast: Even though she is in her early 70s, Servite Sr. Joyce Rupp is still sharing wisdom that touches Catholics and others. Take a listen.
Book reviews: What price do men and women pay when they grow up in systems that prize love, justice and mercy, then serve in wars that undermine those values?
The U.S. Catholic church should not react stridently following the Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriage, Archbishop Blase Cupich said.
The parents of St. Therese of Lisieux will be canonized Oct. 18 at the Vatican during the Synod of Bishops on the family.
Louis Martin (1823-1894) and Marie Zelie Guerin Martin (1831-1877) will be the first married couple with children to be canonized in the same ceremony. Other married couples are among the blesseds of the church.
Pope Francis issued the decree approving their canonization Saturday during the public consistory on canonizations at the Vatican; more than 40 cardinals attended.
First Person: My mother, who taught me to obey the rules, had herself disobeyed them by marrying a divorced man five decades earlier.