Just Catholic: Unlike other seagoing ships, pirates only showed their true colors when close enough to attack. Remind you of the cardinals against Amoris Laetitia?
In an open letter, 11 German priests from the Cologne archdiocese have urged the church to take action regarding women's ordination and priestly celibacy.
Distinctly Catholic: The feast of the Epiphany's challenge: Can Christians ever set aside our denominational and theological perspectives without distorting not only our theology, but misunderstanding nature itself?
Protection of Minors website: The Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors has launched a beta version of its website in English and has included its template for local guidelines on preventing sexual abuse, resources for a day of prayer for the victims and survivors as well as a mailing address to contact commission members.
Updated with video: The San Diego diocese held a synod process Oct. 29-30 to develop achievable ways to implement Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation, in daily church life.
The pope's lack of clarity on the issue in his apostolic exhortation, Amoris Laetitia, has opened the door for theological controversy according to Dr. Georg Bier.
Vatican Radio reported Monday that the Morelia archdiocese had announced that the body of Fr. Jose Lopez Guillen was found near Puruandiro, in the western state of Michoacan.
Editorial: Some discussions surrounding Amoris Laetitia have focused on what the document means. Many have wondered why Francis doesn't clarify his thinking. Well, now he has.
NCR Today: Days after the vice presidential candidate expressed hope that the church may someday alter its teachings toward same-sex marriage, several bishops are saying not so fast.
Members of the pope's commission for child protection have been speaking with bishops and major Vatican offices to develop and educate the church about best practices.