NCR Today: A meditation and a gentle push during a retreat in high school set me on my path of discovery.
Pew report: America's culture wars remain at full tilt when it comes to the religious liberties of wedding vendors and use of public bathrooms by transgender people.
FROM THE WAR ON POVERTY TO THE WAR ON CRIME: THE MAKING OF MASS INCARCERATION IN AMERICA
By Elizabeth Hinton
Published by Harvard University Press, 464 pages, $29.95
Church leaders have been proceeding carefully in their efforts to implement the pope's exhortation on marriage and family, according to a report issued Sept. 27.
A small c catholic: The deathbed volunteer work lots of us did in the early days has given way to bingo, but the call to compassion worldwide remains.
NCR Today: Presidential debates; Pope challenges Jesuits; Mexicans protest same-sex marriage proposal; Costs of Islamophobia; First amendment right to sell execution drugs?
Making a Difference: "Negotiations could be successful if there is goodwill," says Bishop Shomali -- but the U.S. needs to stop blocking the way.
New study shows a quarter of U.S. adults do not affiliate with any religion; the so-called "nones" are growing, but the group is not voting.
Bishop Peter Jugis called on the Charlotte diocese to pray after two nights of violence following the fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott, an African-American.
The Field Hospital: More than 200 people have registered to make a muscular public commitment to "active nonviolence and just peace" on Saturday, Sept. 24, in Burien, Wash.