If Christians and other religious minorities disappear in Iraq and Syria, "pluralism and stability leave with them," the head of the Knights of Columbus told a congressional commission April 19.
Amelia McGowan sees "a tremendous victory" in the April 19 death of a Mississippi bill that would have required local law enforcement officers to detain anyone in the country illegally.
Just Catholic: A North Carolina bathroom ordinance has everybody mad at everybody else, and no one is talking through the issues.
GSR Preview: Sisters gathered in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building April 18 as justices heard oral arguments regarding Obama Administration immigration policies.
Essay: Legislation protecting LGBT people from discrimination is a civil rights imperative that the Catholic church is obligated to support.
Commentary: Candidates for national office often get scrutiny for their charitable giving. Republicans are also terrible at giving. Sanders gave a mere 4 percent of his income to charity.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signed into law the Unborn Child Protection From Dismemberment Abortion Act, passed by the state Senate in a 40-6 vote in March.
Eco Catholic: 121 faith organizations, including bishops 20 other Catholic institutions, urged congressional support for the president's $750 million budget request toward the international Green Climate Fund.
Read the full text of U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders' speech at the Vatican.
NCR Today: Despite bipartisan agreement in Congress about prison reform, an amendment about criminal intent is holding up any action.