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Sunday Gospel reflections: The food and drink we need

The grapefruit tree alongside our house here in Rome at first produced only one or two fruits per year. With extra watering and fertilizer it soon bore 14. Imagine our delight! Experience teaches us that plants grow best with care and attention. We dig around them to loosen the soil and give the roots room […]

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Bishops decry border 'emergency' as locals step up for migrants

While the Trump administration seeks to prove the existence of a national emergency at the country's southern border, the El Paso, Texas, community is humanely responding to the reality.

Copy Desk Daily, March 22, 2019

NCR Today: The Copy Desk Daily highlights the news and opinion that's crossed copy editors' desks, on its way to readers.

Turn away from sin and be faithful to the Gospel

Just Catholic: The Holy Father resumed the Lenten theme of corruption just a few days ago, calling it a "plague," but when there are thousands of bishops, chances are that every day something will happen someplace to tar the story and obfuscate the Good News.

Your thoughts on leaving the church, part three

Your thoughts: The third installment of NCR reader responses to Melinda Henneberger's perspective on why she is leaving the church, and the counterpoint from Fr. David Knight asking Henneberger to "hang in there." 

Pope's quotes: Victims of corruption

Pope's quotes: "Some people behave in relation to corruption as they would with drugs: they think they can take it and leave it as they please. They start with something minor: a kickback here, a bribe there."

This Lent, we are to decide how we will live

Daily Lenten Reflections: March is the month of Lent, when we are asked to rebuild the foundations of our lives on the solid rock of prayer, fasting and almsgiving. 

Beto O'Rourke needs stamina, substance to make it to the nomination

Distinctly Catholic: He's charismatic, authentic and upbeat, but can Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke achieve more than his happy-talk optimism, get up to debating speed on policy and become a serious candidate?

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St. Augustine-What then are we to say

Friday of the Second Week of Lent What then are we to say of God? If you have understood what you are trying to say, it is not God. — St. Augustine

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