Washington Archdiocese takes transit system to court over ad guidelines

The Archdiocese of Washington filed suit in federal court Nov. 28 after a transit system rejected an Advent and Christmas advertisement.

Despite opposition, assisted suicide law takes effect in nation's capital

Despite facing possible defeat by federal lawmakers, the nation's capital has joined six states in the country in allowing doctors to prescribe lethal medications to terminally ill patients who want to end their lives.

Christian persecution called 'purposeful' destruction of a culture, faith

Chaldean Catholics: "Christianity in the Middle East has had so much life, but it is now being destroyed in Iraq, Syria and the other countries of the 'Arab Spring.' "

D.C. city council approves assisted suicide measure

The District of Columbia City Council Nov. 15 approved a bill allowing doctors to prescribe lethal medications to terminally ill patients who want to end their lives.