Dennis Coday was editor of NCR from January 2012 to October 2018. He had worked for NCR since 2003. Contact Dennis at

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NCR teamwork on display in 31 awards received

Thirty-nine people shared 13 first-place awards, nine second-place, four third-place and five honorable mentions for National Catholic Reporter and Global Sisters Report at the 2017 Catholic Media Awards.

A new GSR editor from a street called Lois Lane

GSR Today - I receive emails, phone calls and letters from National Catholic Reporter readers every day of every week, one of the fringe benefits of being editor. I often tell readers that if they are not visiting Global Sisters Report, they are missing some of the best reporting available about the Catholic church's ministry and mission.

Archbishop wants pope to meet LCWR

Archbishop Emeritus Joseph Fiorenza of Galveston-Houston, Texas, says that he hopes Pope Francis will meet with the U.S. women religious leaders and that the tension between the women and the hierarchy will be resolved quickly.

Sartain: 'I am in full agreement' with Müller's LCWR concerns

From - The discussion between U.S. women religious and Vatican officials that followed "blunt," confrontational opening remarks by the head of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith was "frank and open," says a U.S. archbishop present at the April 30 meeting.