Cardinal Vincent Nichols said he was delighted by the appointment of Theresa May as Britain's new prime minister because of her commitment to the fight against human trafficking.
Thousands of Polish women marched June 18 to the center of Warsaw, protesting the prospect of a total ban on abortion.
Colonization has not ended, said speakers at the July 7-10 Sisters of Earth convention: Governments and industries are still taking land from indigenous people, largely destroying ecosystems for profit.
Preview: Six women religious recently completed a Geriatric Spiritual Care certificate program through the Avila Institute of Gerontology in the United States.
NCR Today: Syrian and international teams are working to indict Syrian President Bashar Assad by collecting evidence of war crimes and legally connecting Assad to those crimes.
Latinos make up 60 percent of U.S. Catholics under 30; at National Catholic Council for Hispanic Ministry's annual conference, participants considered ways to best utilize this commanding presence.
Chaldean Catholic Patriarch Louis Sako, on the Muslim feast of Eid al-Fitr, called for tolerance and forgiveness to fight extremism, hatred and terrorism.
Speaking at a prayer service Thursday in the Karrada section of Baghdad for the victims of the July 3 bombing that killed more than 290 people and wounded 200, the patriarch emphasized that "there is a spiritual, moral, and patriotic side for our prayer."
NCR Today: As it approaches its 20th anniversary, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, has it been successful? NCR's Tom Reese weighs in.
Redemptorist Fr. Gerry Moloney told NCR "something is rotten in the state of the CDF, and while the current people and processes remain in place, nothing will change."
A Belgian court has fined a Catholic care home for refusing to let a terminally ill woman receive a lethal injection on their property.