Senior Judge John Noonan Jr., a member of the U.S Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit for 31 years who died April 17 at age 90, grew up in a world of privilege but always took into account the common humanity that binds people together when he decided cases, said a Boston College professor who worked as a law clerk for him.
In Donald Trump, who is addicted to the phrase "believe me," the United States is now stuck with a serial liar as president.
NCR Today: The GOP's image of dependency on handouts builds on Reagan's false story of a welfare queen and seemingly endless anecdotes of seeing someone buy lobster with food stamps.
Liteky, 85, who died Jan. 20 in a San Francisco hospital, was "an exceptional peace activist for our time because he had such credibility with the military."
We say: The martyrdom of Fr. Stanley Rother forces U.S. Catholics, to confront the complicity of our culture — and by extension, of each of us — in his martyrdom.
Distinctly Catholic: While the government is now entirely in the hands of the Republican Party, the party faces some major, immediate challenges.
Movie Review: 'Killing Reagan' is an adequate made-for-television movie, fair-handed in how it presents the key figures in the political-psychological drama.
Special feature: An early career in the Navy led Msgr. Stuart Swetland to deeper questions about the Gospel.
Faith and Justice: Was the use of "freedom to worship" rather than "freedom of religion" a conscious diabolical plan on the part of the Obama administration?
NCR Today: The political conventions of 2016 are now history. They offer a study in contrasts.