NCR Connections: NCR differs from other media that report on the Catholic Church because it is independent of the church and is controlled by a lay board. The board's job is to support those who report the news.
A Kansas City, Missouri, judge praised four anti-nuke activists for trying to change the world. "While in the eyes of the law you are guilty, I recognize that there is a higher power that compelled you to act," he said.
Commentary: Over the summer, several descendants of enslaved people joined a dig on a former plantation owned by the Jesuits. NCR asked four people who participated in the dig to share their reflections.