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.
Take and Read: My original encounter with Rabindranath Tagore was too simple, but it was also wrong to allow the miracle of that 1912 Gitanjali to slip away entirely.
NCR Today: Muslims discuss fears and hopes for the future under a Trump presidency on the "Interfaith Voices" radio program.
Distinctly Catholic: Amid a divided church and a divided polity, look to Cardinals Blase Cupich and Joseph Tobin to increasingly drive the hierarchy's message in the public square.
NCR Today: NCR readers, I imagine, all know about the concept of implicit bias. And, because we are people of good will, we strive to be unbiased.
The U.S. Supreme Court tackled immigration, abortion, the contraceptive mandate and the death penalty, doing so with one less vote following Justice Antonin Scalia's death in February.