Distinctly Catholic: USSCB's behavior regarding the announcement of its working group to promote advocacy for immigrants raises some suspicions about the conference's motivations.
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is establishing a working group charged with developing spiritual, pastoral and policy advocacy support for immigrants and refugees.
Simply Spirit: Aside from the usual suspects -- laity and nuns -- bishops are exercising prophetic leadership in opposing the massive deportation of refugees.
The Peace Pulpit: "Jesus is preaching a whole different kind of message than John the Baptist and many of the prophets, and John found it hard to accept."
Distinctly Catholic: Are Rex Tillerson, the nominee for secretary of state, and President-elect Donald Trump properly understood as pragmatists?
NCR Today: President-elect Donald Trump will find out that he does not have absolute unfettered power. We may be seeing the first signs of this accountability.
Young Voices: If, after the election, despair is a real force we must oppose, then hope is one we must actively pursue by standing with the oppressed.
Editorial: President-elect Trump and those who will be controlling Congress have their first challenge as they take up the reins of power: $125 billion in administrative waste.
The Field Hospital: What makes a great parish? Kentucky Catholics converge to promote social justice; Churches carry economic clout; Texas diocese buys golf course to build new parish.
Take and Read: With her passionate voice, mujerista theology, based in the lived experience of the poor, brought the struggle of Latinas to the table.