Bishop Thomas Zhang Huaixin of Anyang, who only accepted government recognition on the basis he didn't have to join the Chinese Catholic Patriotic Association, died May 8. He was 90.
French authorities have released hard-hitting messages against hate speech and discrimination in hiring as part of the three-year, $115 million (100 million euro) bid to fight racism and discrimination.
Up to 5.3 million people in South Sudan may face a severe food shortages during this year's lean season, the U.N. World Food Programme said on Monday, nearly double the number in the first three months of the year.
From January to March, 2.8 million people were classed as being in "crisis" or "emergency" food situations, with about 40,000 thought to be suffering an outright famine.
NCR Today: CBS 60 Minutes reports on the Islamic State group's genocide of Yazidis, a religious minority in Iraq, and its ancient city.
Sr. Áine O'Connor and her colleagues feel a connection with sisters and others working to help communities affected by companies seeking silver, gold, copper, coal, zinc and other commodities.
Take and Read: Hans Jonas opened my eyes to how ethics must become part of the fabric of the future as well as of the present.
Eco Catholic: More than 80,000 people have evacuated the northern Canadian area where wildfire has spread to nearly 250,000 acres.
Londoners have elected the son of a Pakistani-born London bus driver as their mayor, making him the first Muslim to govern this city of 8.5 million residents.
Interview: NCR spoke with Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah about hope for Christians in Nigeria, and Nigerian reaction to the pope's encyclicals.
Eco Catholic: Authorities arrested four men May 2 in the murder of Honduran environmental activist Berta Caceres Flores.