NCR Today: Immigrants fortify resources; Message of tolerance and welcome; Speak out against nuclear weapons; The battle over who delivers Christmas presents
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.
Cardinal Nichols: "... The constant repetition of the dangers of the risks of refugees and the constant putting into the public sphere of fear actually masks a deeper level of compassion that exists."
Across Germany, Poland, France and Russia, bishops, prelates and other commentators offered contrasting outlooks on Donald Trump's U.S. presidential election.
NCR Today: Election responses: What it will take for President Trump to build the wall; Iran nuclear deal could could collapse; Italy next in anti-establishment wave
An unrelenting, coordinated commitment is needed to prevent people from falling prey to traffickers and to help victims caught in their snares, Pope Francis said.
A small c catholic: I would add this question to Tom Roberts' article on peacemaking: What is an ordinary Protestant or other kind of Christian to do?
Camosy's Column: Sr. Simone Campbell believes that, unlike her political opponents who don't care about protecting and supporting people after birth, she has "a consistent ethic of life."
Nicholas Chamberlain, the bishop of Grantham, has come out as the first Church of England bishop to openly acknowledge he is gay.
NCR Today: I recently returned from almost three weeks in Paris and Amsterdam and had a chance to reflect on American politics from Europe and to also observe European conditions.