NCR Today: COP21 continues; 'VatiLeaks' trial rescheduled; 35th anniversary of El Salvador church martyrs; embezzling priests in Detroit, France
Synod Interview, Part 2: "Once you're into that maelstrom of discernment you really have to make an act of faith that there is something greater than Solomon."
Synod Interview, Part 1: Archbishop Mark Coleridge said this synod is “probably more directly and deeply related to Vatican II than any other synod I've known.”
Analysis: Bishop Emeritus Geoffrey Robinson appeared Aug. 24 before the Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse to testify to the prevalence of clergy sexual abuse.
NCR Today: Francis prays for creation; Sisters' school supports children with disabilities; Poor economy plagues reservation; Australia losing religion?
More than 55,000 people have signed a petition calling for Cardinal George Pell to return to Australia after allegations that he tried to bribe the victim of a pedophile priest.
The end of the second annual climate change conference at Loyola University Chicago began a transition to a new action phase extending beyond U.S. borders.
The conference, which ran March 19-21, saw the six participant upper Midwest Jesuit universities sharing curricular ideas and resources, with an eye toward developing the best educational practices and forming a strong collaborative force for sustainability and addressing environmental issues in the years ahead.
Australian police are searching for an arsonist following suspicious fires at three Melbourne area churches with links to clerical sexual abuse.
Three blazes broke out in as many days, beginning in the suburb of Brighton with St. James Church, which was almost destroyed Monday. The church is included on the Australian National Heritage List.
St. Mary Church in St. Kilda East sustained minor damage from a fire believed to have been deliberately set around the same time.
Eco Catholic: More than 40 countries plan to participate in the Lenten Fast for Climate Justice. Find out when your country's fasting day is.
While abuse in the church was "sickening" and "shameful," the great majority of cases occurred in non-institutional settings, wrote Archbishop Anthony Fisher.