NCR Editorial: As Catholics, we would advise putting families and job creation at the heart of the domestic agenda.
Several U.S. bishops and archbishops have made statements expressing condolences to survivors and family members of victims of the June 12 shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla.
NCR Today: The mass shooting in Orlando represents "a wound to our society," said San Diego Bishop Robert McElroy in a statement on the diocesan website.
The Field Hospital: Parishioners' hat drive ministry serves needy; San Francisco archbishop highlights need for ongoing adult faith formation, following results from survey on synod topics
Distinctly Catholic: That Bishop Robert McElroy of San Diego is convoking a diocesan synod to consider how to embrace Amoris Laetitia is both good news and important news.
NCR Today: Religious leaders engaged in political rhetoric need “to have conversations in a prophetic mode that don’t become injurious.”
The Field Hospital: San Diego bishop sees border as "place which unites us"; Wash. volunteers assist low-income seniors with chores; Boise diocese shares Christianity with public high school students.
The document "Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship" and its introduction eventually passed by wide margins in separate votes during the second day of the USCCB annual fall meeting.
Pope Francis is bringing "a sense of mercy, a sense of joy, a sense of accepting people where they are" to the church, Bishop Robert McElroy says.
The 12 general points touched on a desire for clearer communication from pastors on the meaning of marriage, among other topics.