The pope's lack of clarity on the issue in his apostolic exhortation, Amoris Laetitia, has opened the door for theological controversy according to Dr. Georg Bier.
Simply Spirit: I originally intended to devote this column to troubling developments in the presidential campaign, but after Sunday Mass I changed my mind to Haiti.
Days before Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos accepted the Nobel Peace Prize Oct. 7, his country narrowly rejected a peace accord to end a 52-year civil war.
Aid for Refugees. Pope says, ""It's hypocrisy to call yourself a Christian and chase away a refugee or someone seeking help."
Eco Catholic: Biofortification is the word that links this year's four World Food Prize winners receiving the annual award Oct. 13 in Des Moines, Iowa.
Indianapolis Archbishop Joseph Tobin, one of 17 prelates selected by Pope Francis to join the church's elite College of Cardinals, spoke to NCR Tuesday.
NCR Today: I spent a week in the Galápagos in mid-September, and the experience walking on the islands and snorkeling in the water -- with animals and birds and fish -- was paramount.
As students and security forces clashed Oct. 10 in Johannesburg, a priest was struck in the mouth by a rubber bullet fired by police.
Ninth Circuit judges reject Freedom of Information lawsuit filed by SOA Watch members seeking names of instructors and foreign soldiers at U.S. Army school WHINSEC.
Eco Catholic: In the wake of Hurricane Matthew, one tally places death toll at 1,000, while a cholera outbreak is feared in the worst-hit areas.