Joshua J. McElwee

NCR Vatican correspondent

Joshua J. McElwee is NCR's Vatican correspondent. His reporting and feature writing have earned numerous awards from the Catholic Press Association of the U.S. and Canada and have been featured in The Huffington PostThe Irish Catholic, The Official Catholic Directory (The Kenedy Directory), and other outlets. He is also a frequent analyst for National Public Radio's Morning Edition. He was awarded third-place for the Religion Newswriters Association's prize for Magazine Religion News Report of the Year in 2013, for which he was also a finalist in 2012. He was also a finalist for that organization's 2013 award for Religion Feature Writer of the Year and 2014 award for Multiple Media. In 2014, the Catholic Press Association lauded a piece of his spiritual writing following a trip to Assisi, Italy, saying it "conveyed the humble nature of St. Francis, and took us there." A graduate of The Catholic University of America, McElwee has reported for NCR from Kenya, Japan, Germany, Italy and the Vatican.

Email

jmcelwee@ncronline.org

Twitter handle

@joshjmac

Articles by Joshua J. McElwee

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Francis meets with nuns fighting contraceptive mandate Sep 23, 2015 Story : Blog
Catholic women sharply call for Synod to open to women's participation, voices Sep 17, 2015 Story : News
African theologians, bishops cry out for more expansive synod discussions Aug 11, 2015 Story : News
LCWR leader: End of Vatican mandate result of growth in understanding May 15, 2015 Story : Blog
LCWR leaders call Vatican meetings 'rich,' conversational Apr 20, 2015 Story : News
Vatican and LCWR announce end of controversial three-year oversight Apr 16, 2015 Story : News
Pope Francis warns religious orders not to accept 'unbalanced' people Apr 13, 2015 Story : News
Vatican event tackles women's equality, inclusion, ordination Mar 9, 2015 Story : News
Vatican, religious orders launch international day against trafficking Feb 3, 2015 Story : News
LCWR leader talks pain of visitation, state of Vatican doctrinal investigation Dec 16, 2014 Story : Blog
Visitation report takes mostly positive tone towards U.S. sisters Dec 16, 2014 Story : News
In World Day of Peace message, Francis urges 'not to become accomplices' to human trafficking Dec 10, 2014 Story : News
U.S. sisters' apostolic visitation report to be released Dec. 16 Dec 4, 2014 Story : News
Amid West Africa's Ebola fight, deacon and church empower community Nov 18, 2014 Story : News
Woman appointed as rector of Pontifical university in Rome Jul 3, 2014 Story : Blog
US bishops: 'Justice has prevailed' at Supreme Court Jun 30, 2014 Story : News
Archbishop warns of 'balkanization' in US church Jun 2, 2014 Story : News

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