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From Where I Stand    NCRonline    2/15/2023

I'm sure I recognize the place. The question is what happened to it? 

Migrant holding sign

From Where I Stand. January 19, 2023


Arizona political rally

Here's what's worrying me: When I wrote the "Prayer for Leadership" years ago, I was clearly quite immune to the idea that we might already be ru

Missionary of Charity prepares meal at soup kitchen

From Where I Stand                   NCR Online                 09/15/22

NCR online 8/18/2022

From Where I Stand        NCR online         8/18/2022

Moral March on Washington, Jun 18, 2022

From Where I Stand           NCRonline              07/21/2022

Superiors of women's religious orders meet for the plenary assembly of the International Union of Superior Generals in Rome May 3. More than 500 superiors were in attendance, with more than 100 participating online.

From Where I Stand           NCRonline              06/02/2022

NCR 4/28/2022

       FROM WHERE I STAND        NCR        April 28, 2022

From Where I Stand by Joan Chittister

FROM WHERE I STAND       NCRonline       March 31, 2022

NCR article by Joan Chittister

From Where I Stand        NCR              3/10/2022


I was sitting down to think the whole thing through when it happened.

Pope Francis greets Archbishop John Wester of Santa Fe, New Mexico

From Where I Stand     NCR    01/27/2022

It's all very ironic.

A child plays with a balloon Nov. 13, 2016, in Douma, Syria. In previous years, sanctions by the United States denied industrial parts to Syria and crippled its airline industry. (CNS/Reuters/Bassam Khabieh)

From Where I Stand       NCR       1/6/2022

The spiritual scorecards of the last month are, at best, distressing.

NCR Column on Blessed Are the Poor in Spirit

From Where I Stand       NCR     November 11, 2021