Five U.S.-trained Peruvian military officers have been convicted and sentenced to prison for the 1985 massacre of 69 unarmed Quechua villagers in Accomarca.
NCR Today: Censured Passionist Fr. Brian D'Arcy suggested that women who endured clergy sex abuse could have been saved if the abuse had been reported earlier.
Pope Francis is urging people to accompany migrants fleeing their countries from war and political unrest. And the Catholic church in Italy is paying attention.
NCR Today: By bringing the Israel-Palestine issue into the public sphere at the Democratic Party primaries, the Sanders candidacy has accelerated change on the issue among democratic supporters.
Coptic Catholic church: Egypt passed a law codifying the rights of Christians to build and renovate churches
Most agree that the Congo bishops conference's peace initiative offers the best chance of peace for a generation in the long-troubled Congo.
Eco Catholic: Catholics are joining fellow Christians in the celebration that runs from the Sept. 1 day of prayer through Oct. 4, the feast of St. Francis of Assisi.
Pope Francis led prayers for the victims of Italy's earthquake and announced plans to visit survivors in the affected area soon.
Eco Catholic: Residents are slowly rebuilding after an April earthquake killed more than 670 people and left as many as 80,000 homeless.