Faith and Justice: The Democrats are better off if the papal address is treated like an opera while the Republicans would be better off with a symphony.
Distinctly Catholic: It's shocking to see Sen. Tom Cotton, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and city employees of Ferguson fail to realize the significance of communication.
NCR Today: Francis needs to speak about the plight of the poor, both domestically and worldwide, immigration issues, and climate change.
Thousands, including Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, will gather today for the now-annual national demonstration in favor of marriage between one man and one woman.
San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone said support for traditional man-woman marriage is not "anti-LGBT ... anti-anyone or anti-anything."
NCR Today: House Speaker John Boehner reached out to the Vatican on behalf of House and Senate leaders to invite Pope Francis to speak to both houses of Congress.