The petition, drafted by the Catholic Climate Covenant, appeals for the president-elect "to demonstrate bold leadership" in addressing climate change.
Simply Spirit: Aside from the usual suspects -- laity and nuns -- bishops are exercising prophetic leadership in opposing the massive deportation of refugees.
Distinctly Catholic: Part 3 of a three-part series discussing the theologies of Pope Francis and his predecessors: embodying the six touchstones of post-conciliar life.
Fr. Brendan Hoban, co-founder of the Association of Catholic Priests, describes how Ireland's elderly diocesan priests are living increasingly isolated, lonely lives.
NCR Today: When we consider the damage that could be done by selecting the wrong person for the job of president, Catholics must consider every pertinent issue before voting.
Eco Catholic: The United Nations climate change conference, held this year in Marrakech, Morocco, is set to close on Friday.
In an interview with NCR, Bishop Maurice Piat of Port-Louis, Mauritius, says 'Amoris Laetitia' gives bishops new work to do in accompanying the divorced and remarried.
Choice for president will send a message about whether the episcopate "is sticking to its old playbook or is deciding for dramatic change," says one observer.
NCR Today: It would be easy to write up 95-plus reasons why it's discriminatory and downright silly and embarrassing to deny women an equal place.
Pressed on whether women are 'forever' barred from priesthood during in-flight press conference, Francis says, 'The last word is clear,' citing St. John Paul II.