Iraqi Christians cautiously welcome the start of the battle for Mosul and the Ninevah Plain, from which they were driven out by ISIS more than two years ago.
Eco Catholic: The global climate pact reached last year becomes official Nov. 4, three days before COP22 opens in Marrakech, Morocco.
Colombia's Catholic bishops urged the government and armed rebels to commit to an indefinite cease-fire while a new peace deal is negotiated.
NCR Today: Donald Trump being a 'strongman' who could solve chaos in the Middle East contrasts with the area's dismaying history of domination by dictatorial leaders.
Jesuit Fr. Arturo Sosa Abascal, a member of the Jesuits' Venezuelan province, was elected the first non-European superior general of the Society of Jesus Oct. 14.
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.
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.