In New York, Minneapolis and Atlanta, artifacts and art illustrate the life and times of Martin Luther, while over in Europe, a moving museum hits the road.
Martin Luther King Jr.
USCCB meeting: The plan sets priorities for evangelization, marriage and family life, human life and dignity, vocations and religious freedom.
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton spoke at the National Baptist Convention USA's 136th annual session at the Kansas City Convention Center.
NCR Today: I often think fondly of the priests and nuns who taught me during college -- but the memories of most of them are bittersweet.
Take and Read: Reading Malcolm X's biography taught me seriousness of purpose, black pride, love of black history -- and resistance, resolve, and daring. He led me to black consciousness.
Commentary: What is an authentically Catholic response to the Black Lives Matter movement, mass incarceration, abuse of police power and de-facto segregation in many public schools and communities?
As a narrative lens for his speech, Francis cited the Golden Rule -- Jesus' teaching in Matthew's Gospel to "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you."
We say: People of faith who want to move beyond the horror and outrage caused by the Charleston shooting must learn two hard lessons.
Editor's note: Every day this week, we are publishing reflections of Bloody Sunday, its aftermath and the march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala., to commemorate the march's 50th anniversary. Find more Selma reflections.
As I listened to the first few minutes of President Barack Obama's speech on Saturday in Selma, Ala., I caught myself clapping my hands lightly at the mention of Diane Nash and Amelia Boynton. His mention of women wasn't a surprise; in 2015, it is the politically correct and expected thing to do, and it offers a slight corrective to the long history of eclipsing women's roles in the civil rights movement.