The documentary film "He Named Me Malala" is an inspiring, intimate look at Malala Yousafzai's life and passion for education.
Preview: Sr. Valeriana García-Martín speaks with understandable seriousness of her work at a Bogotá care center for children with physical and mental disabilities.
Israel’s 47 Christian schools are entering the second week of an open-ended strike to protest ongoing cuts in government allocations, which they attribute to government discrimination against minority religious groups.
The schools, 40 of them Catholic, teach 33,000 Christian and Muslim Arab students in central and northern Israel.
Five years ago, bishops in India worked with the Catholic Bishops Conference of India’s women’s commission to develop and adopt gender equality policies, but implementation has lagged.
NCR Today: In Europe, we are witnessing a contrast in what it means to live out one's faith. While Germany opened its doors to refugees, not all nations are welcoming.
Just Catholic: As refugees reach Hungary, Pope Francis says bring them on -- Europe can take in thousands. Meanwhile, a Hungarian bishop of the region besieged by migrants says no.
Cardinal Christoph Schönborn has called on all of the European Union's bishops to "find a common line" on the mounting crisis in Europe, with thousands of migrants seeking refuge.
NCR Today: Last week, an Israeli court decision brought the Cremisan Valley into the news, along with an unexpected champion, retired Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Michel Sabbah.
When Catholic bishops arrive in Rome this October to debate “the vocation and mission of the family,” most will have carefully diagnosed the situation in their own dioceses.
That task may well have proved hardest in Europe, where traditional notions of family life are being widely challenged. Yet while some Catholics think the church is losing ground in consequence, others are more optimistic.
Interview: Fr. Peter C. Phan, Ellacuria Chair of Catholic Social Thought at Georgetown University, was interviewed for IHU On-Line, a publication of the Humanitas Institute Unisino.