Rome: "How do you say the truth without wounding mercy? How do you be merciful without omitting the truth?"
HAVANA -- We don't need or want your help, retired Cuban leader Fidel Castro responds to President Obama's recent overtures to Cuba.
GSR Preview: Sisters and activists in Tanzania say constructing hostels for girls in secondary school is the most effective strategy to combat teen pregnancy.
Bishop Paul Hinder said he has "strong indications" that Salesian Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil "is still alive in the hands of his kidnappers."
Commentary: I thought countries that enforce blasphemy laws would eventually catch up to the rest of the world. My week in Lahore and Islamabad changed that.
Commentary: It is also important for the war's victims and survivors' voices to be heard -- to be recognized by the Catholic church as victims of state terrorism and church failure.
GSR Preview: Have churches' efforts been any more than applying a thin veneer to a culture whose people cannot recognize "the other" as sister and brother?
NCR Today: In the wake of terrorism in Brussels, how do we remove the nail -- the shrapnel of human enmity deep at the heart of our warring societies?
Iztapalapa has celebrated Easter with a weeklong Passion Play that has become one of the biggest theater performances in the world.
GSR Preview: For many Christian refugees displaced from Iraq and Syria, this Easter will be celebrated in the heart -- but not necessarily on the table.