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.
NCR Today: As coalition forces have liberated cities from ISIS occupation, the international community has become aware of the needs of the liberated populations.
NCR Today: "When you are with them in the field you see that all these people are human beings. ... They just need a hand to walk next to them."
Pope Francis met with French President Francois Hollande at the Vatican just three weeks after an elderly priest was brutally murdered by Islamist militants in northern France.