From Where I Stand: In the middle of an immigration crisis, let's just call the historic commitment of this country to welcome refugees the "Lady Liberty Movement." And cling to it.
Peace & Justice
In response to suggestions made by some Republican presidential candidates in the wake of the terror attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, California, that the United States refuse entry to Muslim refugees or that U.S. mosques be surveillance targets, several religious leaders have rejected the idea.
Making A Difference: We don't consider where Christmas toys came from, or under what conditions were they made. A new investigative report answers these questions.
The U.S. Board of Immigration Appeals has finalized a deportation order for former Salvadoran Gen. José Guillermo García, linked to the slayings of Archbishop Oscar Romero and four U.S. churchwomen.
Just Catholic: Let's connect the dots between climate change, excessive building, and money.
NCR Today: Finally a bishop has made a statement about Donald Trump's Islamophobia.
NCR Today: Bishop Michael Barber, S.J., announced Dec. 8 that the Oakland Diocese's observance of the Year of Mercy will include outreach to girls who are victims of sex trafficking.
NCR Today: Clemency is the only means of correcting prosecutorial and judicial punishment of those who refuse to plead guilty and insist on a trial.
GSR Preview: La Casista, started in 2002 in Birmingham, provides services to the four percent of the population that is Hispanic.
According to a report in The Times of Israel, the first Syrian refugees among the 25,000 Canada has pledged to resettle by February of next year arrived by plane in Toronto and Montreal this weekend. Among the sponsoring organizations are 5 Canadian Jewish groups, mostly groups of synagogue members, but also one Jewish day school.