Distinctly Catholic: Bishop Robert McElroy spoke about three forces at work in American social and political life, in a talk given Jan. 10 at The Catholic University of America.
The Field Hospital: Former Secret Service agent trains Maine churches; retired priests now outnumber active in Albany; grief lingers in Newtown; Vincentians meet in Philadelphia.
Eco Catholic: Activists held rallies urging officials to deny approval of Cabinet nominees with track records of denying or discounting the scientific consensus on climate change.
Global Sisters Report: My three years' experience with immigrant children in detention touches my heart. Every child, every story, every face, are part of me now.
The Senate begins confirmation hearings today for president-elect Donald Trump's nominations to his cabinet. For Catholics, a couple of the nominees raise specific concerns.
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.
We say: The martyrdom of Fr. Stanley Rother forces U.S. Catholics, to confront the complicity of our culture — and by extension, of each of us — in his martyrdom.
Faith and Justice: What happens if, with regards to Donald Trump, "what you see is what you get"? What if he is incapable of becoming a disciplined, focused president?
The Field Hospital: Fr. Philip Bochanski says Courage feels supported by Pope Francis' encouragement to accompany those "with same-sex attraction" on their spiritual journeys.
The Field Hospital: Prayers bolster injured 17-year-old in Louisiana; Colorado Springs liturgy expresses solidarity with immigrants; St. Ann Place ministers to homeless and hungry in Florida.