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: Wuerl on Amoris Laetitia; Comments at NCR; Radioactive dumping grounds; Mexico's deadly for priests; Vice-presidential debate tonight
NCR Today: "When you are with them in the field you see that all these people are human beings. ... They just need a hand to walk next to them."
Faith and Justice: Around the world, matters of religious freedom have been getting worse, not better.
Just Catholic: The rich and powerful hid their money with the help of a law firm in Panama, a country where thousands suffer painful poverty.
NCR Today: The suicide bombing on Easter Sunday in Lahore, Pakistan, is part of the religious hatred that is infecting too much of our globe.
NCR Today: Easter killings in Pakistan; Mother Angelica dies; Iraqi Christians fear extinction; Spotify uses Pope Francis in ad campaign; Priest gambles away funds for refugees
Faith and Justice: Believers must join in condemning contemptuous and hateful speech directed at any religious group.
A Pakistani court has directed the Punjab provincial government and police to give the father of death row convict Asia Bibi prison visitation rights, a family lawyer said.
As he stepped down as president, George Washington warned the republic against entangling alliances with foreign states. The Farewell Address warned against both long-term hostilities and extended friendly relationships. On both counts, he showed foresight.