NCR Today: Giving Tuesday; Protest of EPA pick; War on Christmas; Churches offer sanctuary; Religious extremism spreading in China
United Nations: The Federation of American Scientists' tallies show there are about 15,350 nuclear weapons in the world. The U.S. and Russia each have about 4,500 nuclear weapons stockpiled.
NCR Today: Sanctuary churches; Rwandan bishops apologize for genocide; U.S. food justice; Christianity in peril after ISIS; What is behind turkey pardoning ritual?
Distinctly Catholic: While reading Mathew Schmalz's book, one catches glimpses of spiritual insight which reveal the way mercy is the foundation of any authentic Christian spirituality.
Global Sisters Report: Frustrated by the progress of the church in India to deal with clergy sexual abuse of women, a group has announced its own steps to address the issue.
Indian branch of Catholic social welfare organization: "Caritas is open to work with transgender people. I am even open to recruiting them," the Rev. Frederick D’Souza, executive director of Caritas India.
NCR Today: Second debate without civility; Texas Catholic bishops talk death penalty; 'Troublesome' misuses of 'Amoris Laetitia'; Court rules on identities of School of Americas graduates
Preview: Sisters of the Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament manage a hospital in a central Indian village, where they treat bites and address superstitions.
Preview: Kolkata, where Mother Teresa lived and worked, is agog with excitement as preparations for Teresa's canonization Sept. 4 at the Vatican enter the final stages.
NCR Today: The Hispanic church; Missouri bishops oppose conceal and carry law; Urban dairy in Ho Chi Minh City; Fired educator sues Catholic school; Next synod on peacemaking?