Parish Diary: I've just come back from walking the Camino de Santiago, a challenging, transformative 500-mile pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
Basque Country: An artist has become a town treasure, with a crew of devoted fans who follow his daily work, helping to lug paint jugs up and down scaffolding and doing other chores.
NCR Today: Guests enjoyed desserts from 80 different chefs at a charitable function to help the hungry.
Eco Catholic: At least 350 people died in the wake of Sunday's massive magnitude 7.8 earthquake in the South American nation.
The prospect of an imminent trial for former Salvadoran Col. Inocente Orlando Montano has dimmed considerably in the last two months.
Col. Inocente Orlando Montano's extradition has set off a chain reaction in El Salvador, as authorities pursue suspects wanted for the killing of six Jesuit priests.
The U.N. Security Council discussed Jan. 11 besieged Syrian towns, after reports emerged that tens of thousands of civilians, trapped for months without supplies, are starving to death.
NCR Today: Land tenure issues complicate Philippines' rebuilding, Cold war between Saudi Arabia and Iran, Spanish archbishop implies women to blame for domestic violence, Priest freed from captivity in Syria
The Vatican's doctrinal congregation upheld a Spanish bishop's refusal to allow a transsexual person to be a godparent.
NCR Today: Judge rules against family detention; Antarctica losing only Catholic priest; should you hug the pope? Is Francis the new Al Gore?