Letters to the editor: NCR readers respond to stories on the English Mass translation, Trump's and bishops' political rhetoric, who gets to have a Catholic funeral and how to preach with courage on hot topics of today.
If the U.S. is going to experience a eucharistic revival, then it needs liturgical texts that promote the full and active participation by all people in the liturgy. The current text in English does not do that.
The book Where Have All the Democrats Gone? looks at how the party of the working class gradually alienated itself from its own base, with disastrous consequences for its electoral viability and for the country.
The prospect of U.S. aid being stalled only emboldens those extremists in Russia and Gaza who think they can wait out the West, and achieve the destruction of their enemies, writes NCR columnist Michael Sean Winters.
Stephen Schneck, member of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Liberty, says in a lecture at Boston College's Boisi Center that people of faith "can be most effective" advocating for freedom of belief.