USCCB on Israeli-Palestinian conflict: The U.S. government should continue to promote a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and avoid actions that would undermine results, said Bishop Oscar Cantu of Las Cruces, New Mexico, head of the U.S. bishops' Committee on International Justice and Peace.
NCR Today: Clohessy departs from SNAP; Catholic groups ask Trump to uphold dignity of life; Trump's refugee ban; Evangelicals speak out against Betsy DeVos
Spiritual Reflections: People of faith only change their behavior when they personally see a need to change, not when they're ordered to do so.
NCR Today: Is Trump's presidency the final death knell of the two-state solution to the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians?
The newest embassy to the Holy See: Pope Francis welcomed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas for the inauguration of the Palestinian embassy to the Holy See in Rome on Jan. 14.
NCR Today: Republicans, backed by Donald Trump, and Democrats alike appear determined to recognize Israeli expansionism and its annexation of lands seized by military force.
Distinctly Catholic: President Barack Obama got to thumb his nose at Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a fitting conclusion to a disastrous Mideast policy.
Commentary: Trump's pick for ambassador to Israel has set off alarm bells within the Jewish-American community, the U.S. diplomatic community, Israel, and the Arab and Muslim worlds.
Making a Difference: After nearly 50 years of Israeli occupation, Palestinians feel hopeless. By acting on their behalf, we do our part to keep Christ in Christmas.
Despite the imposing proximity of the wall separating Bethlehem from Israel, the Caritas Baby Hospital is a point of light for thousands of patients each year.