On April 12, Pope Francis named six priests, six laymen and one laywoman to be the new consultors or advisers to the Vatican Secretariat for Communications.
GSR Preview: Faith in Public Life hosted a telephone town hall Feb. 15 in which three participants shared personal experiences with migrants and refugees.
NCR Today: The anniversary of Pope Francis' Mass at the border is a powerful reminder to recognize Christ in the migrant and refugee and to reject the politics of fear.
'Silence': The book and film are a fictionalized account of the persecution of Christians in 17th-century Japan; the central figures are Jesuit missionaries.
NCR Today: All Soul's Day; impact of immigrant church; China priests' fears over Vatican olive branch; hospice chaplain reflects on life, death
Jesuit Fr. James Martin outlined a remedy of respect and compassion in a lecture Sunday at a gathering of New Ways Ministry, in Pikesville, Md.
The Field Hospital: A look at a Park Avenue parish; reaching out to domestic abuse victims; black Catholics back sainthood causes.
A national Catholic advocacy group for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues will honor Jesuit Fr. James Martin with its Bridge Building Award Oct. 30.
Analysis: The pope may have exposed church tensions over how to engage the gay community -- tensions that have intensified after the Orlando mass shooting at a gay nightclub.
NCR interviewed the editor-at-large of America about women deacons, social media and increasing participation in the church.