In the wake of U.S. government apprehending and deporting Central American migrants who entered the U.S. illegally, interest groups and parishioners are organizing to help the migrants.
Lebanon continues to bear the brunt of absorbing massive numbers of refugees. A commonly cited figure is that one in four people in Lebanon is displaced from Syria.
One year after the attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, the nation's bishops asked what people learned and emphasized that religions must live and work together in society.
Congregation of the Doctrine of Faith Prefect Cardinal Gerhard Müller spoke with the German weekly Die Zeit about the state of the church in 2015.
NCR Today: Presidential election consumes the U.S., the world seeks solutions to Syrian crisis, and the church moves forward with Francis.
For development agencies like Catholic Relief Services, contending with land ownership and land tenure issues is a central concern of post-disaster recovery.
Religious representatives promised to work to protect the environment and cope with climate change at a national conference that drew 400 participants to this central Vietnam area in early December.
Eco Catholic: One Catholic priest organized a rescue while another found himself in need of rescuing, as floods ravaged the north of England.
Global Sisters Report Preview: Bangladesh is a country often lauded by outsiders for its progressive policies towards women -- at least on paper.
Just Catholic: Things were pretty much unchanged for women in 2015. In Afghanistan, a 27-year-old woman was lynched by a superstitious mob. Elsewhere, Catholics argued that women cannot image Christ.