NCR Editorial: Catholics have found practical, workable solutions to the violence that plagues our world. Now is the time to make peacemaking a primary ministry of the Catholic church.
With fewer than three months remaining in this quite strange political season, the question is: Will we acquiesce to a new normal in which all previous boundaries of decency and propriety are obliterated, where ignorance of policy and disdain for statecraft is applauded and in which no attack on the opposition is deemed too coarse?
Editorial: Pope Francis' appointment Aug. 2 of the Study Commission on the Women's Diaconate stood adage about the church thinking in centuries on its head.
NCR Editorial: As Catholics, we would advise putting families and job creation at the heart of the domestic agenda.
Editorial: Cluster bombs are indiscriminate and endanger innocent civilians for an indeterminate period. They kill and maim long after they have been deployed.
NCR Editorial Staff: After another mass shooting, the simplest steps in restoring sanity are available to all and are rooted in our democratic traditions.
NCR Editorial: Laudato Si' places care of the Earth squarely in our Catholic identity and spiritual foundation.
NCR Editorial: We hope that Pope Francis' new universal law to initiate a bishop's removal for negligent response to clergy sex abuse addresses the deficiency of accountability.
NCR Editorial: Pope Francis' proposed commission to study the possibility of women deacons is a leap forward, but the effort will surely be far more complicated than it sounds.
NCR Editorial: The cries of "We won!" over the Supreme Court non-decision regarding the Obamacare contraception requirement miss the cold fact that no one has won anything.