As the Year of Mercy neared, the bishops of Africa and Madagascar held up the work of families, local faith communities caring for people with AIDS as an example of unconditional love.
The Association of Catholic Priests in Ireland is to write to the Vatican's Congregation for Bishops expressing its members' "grave disquiet" over the current selection process for Irish bishops.
Analysis: France -- and its Muslim community -- is at the forefront of a large cultural and religious debate that will not spare other European countries nor America.
Global Sisters Report Preview: A delegation is in El Salvador Nov. 28-Dec. 5 to celebrate the lives of four women who were murdered by the government 35 years ago.
The Palestinian Authority has asked municipalities to tone down their public Christmas celebrations this year amid escalating violence between Palestinians and Israelis.
Hanna Amireh, who heads a government committee on churches in the West Bank, confirmed the Palestinian Authority is requesting “a certain decrease” in festivities following the deaths of dozens of Palestinians since mid-September. The majority of them were killed during clashes with Israeli forces or carrying out terrorist attacks, according to the Israeli government.
GSR preview: A group of 100 mostly women religious are spending a week visiting the site where three sisters and a lay missioner were killed 35 years ago.
Global Sisters Report Preview: A delegation of 117 men and women are in El Salvador Nov. 28-Dec. 5 celebrate the lives of four women who were murdered by the government 35 years ago.
Eco Catholic: The hope is that an agreement in Paris will place the planet on a path to limit global warming below 2 degrees Celsius.
NCR Today: The US must overcome fear and continue to provide refuge for those escaping the nightmare of war.
Hundreds of thousands of people, including many Catholics, participated in rallies and events ahead of the United Nations climate conference, which opens Monday.