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Pope to priests: Best place to be is among the people

Just as Jesus always sought to be with the people to serve, teach and heal them, so, too, must priests always be in the midst of God's people, "pouring ourselves out" for them, Pope Francis said.

Via Crucis on US streets: Faithful accompany Jesus in his suffering

Thousands across the country participate in Good Friday Way of the Cross processions, connecting the dramatic events of Christianity's most solemn day to modern issues facing society.

Copy Desk Daily, April 18, 2019

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

The sacred triduum's symbols are sacraments that point to what is real

Distinctly Catholic: The symbols of the triduum — the water, the fire, the oils, the words — are powerful, but they are also sacraments, and they point to what is more real than anything we humans can imagine.

Francis, the comic strip

Francis, the comic strip: Brother Leo has an Easter gift for Gabby.