We say: Network, a Catholic social justice lobby of religious women, is celebrating its 50th anniversary. For five decades, it has tirelessly worked for the common good, and the United States is a better place for it.
NCR Connections: The shadow of the war against Ukraine loomed large over the Vatican's Holy Week festivities, while Pope Francis had his own Via Crucis, as the 85-year-old's health was the subject of much concern.
For the hundreds of thousands who have been displaced by five years of fighting between the Mozambique government and Islamic insurgents, effects of the Russian invasion of Ukraine are only making things worse.
World Council of Churches is under pressure to oust the Russian Orthodox Church from its ranks, with detractors arguing the church's leader, Patriarch Kirill, invalidated its membership by backing Russia's invasion of Ukraine and involving the church in the global political machinations of Russian President Vladimir Putin.