NCR Today: The president refuted unequivocally the bigoted anti-Muslim rhetoric heard on the political campaign trail these days, and he reaffirmed one of the foundational ideals of the U.S.
NCR Today: President Obama speaks out for religious freedom; clergy sex abuse commission member takes leave of absence; Pope pleads for Syrian peace talks
NCR Today: Sometimes it is difficult to understand why President Obama receives so little credit for what most of the world consider pretty historic achievements.
NCR Today: Oh yes, I watched the State of the Union address on Jan. 12. Given that I am a certifiable political nerd, I simply would not have missed it!
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review President Barack Obama's executive actions expanding Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents.
NCR Today: Hillary Clinton's hostility towards international law goes well beyond her support for the U.S. invasion and occupation of Iraq.
NCR Today: When President Barack Obama gives his final State of the Union address tonight, two Little Sisters of the Poor will be in attendance.
NCR Editorial: We need to foster a conversation between gun owners and other citizens who want to see gun laws changed.
"The gun lobby may be holding Congress hostage right now, but they can't hold America hostage," President Barack Obama said in his national address from the White House Jan. 5. That encapsulates the point of our latest print editorial, available online here.
Obama is in a tough spot, fighting hard to stay relevant in his last year in office. The presidential bully pulpit is likely his last tool against an array of hostile presidential candidates and an intractable Congress. I hope he makes the most of it.
In the wake of U.S. government apprehending and deporting Central American migrants who entered the U.S. illegally, interest groups and parishioners are organizing to help the migrants.