Faith leaders call for reforms that ensure workers' right to join a union

Nearly 400 religious leaders have signed on as public supporters of a statement calling for passage of the Protecting the Right to Organize Act, currently pending in Congress. Known as the PRO Act, the bill proposes the most significant overhaul of labor law in decades.

Catholic Charities leaders urge wider federal support for affordable housing

Officials overseeing Catholic Charities-connected housing initiatives are calling on Congress to boost funding and expand tax credits for affordable housing programs that serve older adults and homeless people.

Review board chair urges bishops to focus on healing for abuse survivors

Although major steps have been taken to help achieve healing and reconciliation with survivors of clergy sexual abuse, much work remains ahead for the U.S. Catholic Church, the chairwoman of the National Review Board told the spring assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

Kings Bay Plowshares activists keep focus on continuing witness for peace

The days are long for Martha Hennessy as she waits in a Manchester, New Hampshire, halfway house to hear from federal prison authorities about how soon freedom will come.