Executive editor Heidi Schlumpf aims to help readers understand how recent news stories fit together. NCR Connections will provide guideposts and markers to help lead readers through key issues and stories.
NCR Connections: Over the months, what started as a fluke has grown to be a community of Catholics who wish bishops did things like ask their opinions or apologize when they make a mistake — like they do @usccbp.
NCR Connections: During a deadly pandemic, public health must be prioritized. The health of the population as a whole is akin to the idea of the common good, something Catholics should be familiar with.
NCR Connections: As I talk to friends, family and colleagues about what parish life will look like after coronavirus, a consensus is emerging that "they're not coming back" — or at least not in the numbers before the pandemic.