NCR News

The latest news items of potential interest to concerned Catholics, as selected by the staff of the National Catholic Reporter, can be found on this page. Whenever a new story appears on top, an older one from earlier in the news cycle drops off the bottom.

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  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:14:18 +0000: Campus Notebook: Campus ministry survey; Martin faces more resistance - National Catholic Reporter - The Independent News Source
    College roundup: Ministers, students generally like their campus ministries; Jesuit Fr. James Martin faces resistance at another university; Higher ed's business model needs updating, trustees say
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:19:38 +0000: The South and civil rights: Jesuit Fr. Albert Foley's resistance taught me - National Catholic Reporter - The Independent News Source
    The still current displays of hate and violence by the Klan in Charlottesville, Virginia, stoked memories of my student days at Spring Hill when I was an English major and philosophy minor from 1956 to 1960.
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:15:59 +0000: 'All of us are God's children,' pope says in video message to Myanmar - National Catholic Reporter - The Independent News Source
    By visiting Myanmar in late November, Pope Francis said he wants to encourage all efforts "to build harmony and cooperation" among people of all religions.
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:09:15 +0000: Supreme Court to hear case on free speech and crisis pregnancy centers - National Catholic Reporter - The Independent News Source
    The Supreme Court has decided to hear a case examining a California law that requires crisis pregnancy centers to inform their clients about the availability of abortion and birth control.
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:21:00 +0000: Morning Briefing - National Catholic Reporter - The Independent News Source
    NCR Today: Catholics doing their bit to save the planet; What we know about the GOP tax plan; Tea Party plans for our kids education; Detroit to beatify Capuchin Solanus Casey, the "go-to" guy for those who were sick, poor, afflicted or discouraged in their faith.