Efforts to better world by Opus Prize finalists called 'noble, holy work'

"My brother was murdered by a drive-by shooting at the age of 18 years old," says a young man from Chicago whose emotion-stained voice plays in a video.

Former University of Portland president listed in grand jury abuse report

A past president of the University of Portland, Holy Cross Br. Raphael Wilson, is listed in the recently released grand jury report investigating the widespread alleged sexual abuse of children within six Pennsylvania dioceses.

Measure to repeal Oregon's long-standing sanctuary law on November ballot

This November, Oregonians will vote on whether the nation's oldest statewide sanctuary law will remain in place. State election officials announced July 17 that Initiative Petition 22, the "Stop Oregon Sanctuaries" campaign, has enough valid signatures to make the fall ballot.

Hispanic students express fear, uncertainty amid immigration clampdown

Countless immigrants across the country live in a climate of fear sparked by actions in the new administration, including an executive order on immigration enforcement and several highly public raids.