NCR Today: As coalition forces have liberated cities from ISIS occupation, the international community has become aware of the needs of the liberated populations.
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."
Making a Difference. Worldwide the refugee population has swelled to more than 65 million -- four times what it was a decade ago.
Despite intense bombing and severe food shortages, several Carmelite nuns are refusing to abandon the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo and have appealed for urgent aid.
“The bombs are falling all around us, but we are not going to leave the people in their suffering,” said Sr. Anne-Francoise, a French nun from a community of Discalced Carmelites in Aleppo. “The people here are suffering and dying.”
Rouen, France -- Mourners crammed into Rouen Cathedral Aug. 2 for the funeral of the Roman Catholic priest knifed to death at his church altar.
NCR Today: Francis has declared several times that the world is "at war," most often in response to some tragedy.
World Youth Day 2016: The best way to describe the opening Mass would be a strange mix between the World Cup, Olympics and Coachella. Then add a Catholic flavor.
NCR Today: Syrian and international teams are working to indict Syrian President Bashar Assad by collecting evidence of war crimes and legally connecting Assad to those crimes.
The fate of some 120,000 displaced Iraqi Christians is being held hostage by uncertainty.
NCR Today: Leaders of Catholic, Christian, Jewish and Muslim faith communities in Kansas City came together May 19 to discuss faith responses to the refugee crisis.