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NCR Publisher Emeritus Tom Fox remembers Thich Nhat Hanh

Thich Nhat Hanh once told me that Buddhism is not the answer to what the American young are searching for. That answer, he said, must come from within Western traditions. At best, Buddhism can only help point a way.

Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh, teacher of mindfulness and nonviolence, dies at age 95

Thich Nhat Hanh, the Vietnamese monk who popularized mindfulness in the West and whose vast peace writings introduced countless people to Buddhist ideas and practices, died Jan. 22 in Vietnam at the age of 95.

Sense of looming success permeates March for Life protest

Arriving by the busloads, thousands of anti-abortion protesters rallied in the nation's capital Friday with a growing sense of optimism that their goal was finally in reach: a sweeping rollback of abortion rights.

Donnelly is confirmed as US ambassador to the Vatican

Catholic lawyer Joe Donnelly of Indiana is the new U.S. ambassador to the Holy See.

Court upholds ruling against two ex-managers of Vatican bank

 A Vatican appellate court rejected the appeal of two former top managers of the Vatican bank who were found liable for mismanagement.  

Archbishop says most bishops see importance of 'Traditionis Custodes'

While the church's prayer should not be a battlefield, Archbishop Roche told Catholic News Service it is understandable that people are passionate about it.

Catholic pro-choice activists project messages onto DC basilica in protest

The liberal group Catholics for Choice staged a protest outside the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception the evening of Jan. 20, projecting messages in support of abortion rights onto the building's walls as an anti-abortion vigil was in progress inside.

Pope vows justice for abuse victims after Ratzinger faulted

Pope Francis vowed to provide justice to victims of clergy sexual abuse.  

Pope declares St. Irenaeus a doctor of the church

Pope Francis officially has declared St. Irenaeus of Lyon a doctor of the church.

Wordle reminds us that pleasure has its place, waiting has its benefits

In a world that makes quick and frequent bouts of pleasure and play the norm, Wordle invites us to recognize the virtues of patience and temperance.