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Column: With his treatment of Cardinal Pell, Pope Francis shows his clericalism

Grace on the Margins: Why does the pope who once told priests to "smell like the sheep" keep favoring abusive prelates and doubting their victims?

'Revival!' brings mostly black cast to movie depiction of Gospel of John

For creator Harry Lennix, the new movie "Revival!" — a retelling of the Gospel of John with a mostly black cast — is a film whose time has come.

Third Sunday of Advent: Joy and metanoia in action

Scripture for Life: Metanoia is an approach that both hopes and works for the time when things will be as God created them to be. John the Baptist pointed out what that looks like in action.

'Whale Rider' holds relevance for the Christmas season

Movie review: In the film's story, Paikea does not conform to the expectations of what a messiah-figure ought to be. From the very start, she is a messianic anomaly.

'Yellow vest' protests test English-speaking Catholic church in Paris

Avenue Hoche, one of the tree-lined roads radiating out from the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, seems like an ideal place to locate a church for foreigners. But that location also put the street in the middle of France's often turbulent politics.

NCR Podcast: Women religious and millennials find a common spiritual path

Listen: Global Sisters Report's Soli Salgado and Srs. Judy Carle and Gloria Marie Jones discuss Nuns and Nones, a spiritual movement uniting Catholic sisters and religiously unaffiliated young adults.

SNAP praises bishops: That's right, Biegler and McKnight applauded

Perspective: In the spirit of the holiday season, Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests finds it worth noting a couple of U.S. bishops who have distinguished themselves from their largely complacent and sometimes duplicitous colleagues when dealing with clergy sex crimes and cover-ups.

Education key to solving migration crisis, pope says

As the celebration of Christmas draws near, the plight of the Holy Family calls to mind the sufferings of the many men, women and children escaping war and persecution, Pope Francis said.

Efforts to better world by Opus Prize finalists called 'noble, holy work'

"My brother was murdered by a drive-by shooting at the age of 18 years old," says a young man from Chicago whose emotion-stained voice plays in a video.

French evangelicals face backlash at home after success of Trump and Bolsonaro abroad

When evangelical voters cheer on President Trump in the United States or newly elected leader Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil, probably the last thing on their minds is that they might be creating problems for fellow evangelicals elsewhere in the world.