Coal country betrayed? President Donald Trump has proposed eliminating funding for economic development programs supporting laid-off coal miners and others in Appalachia.
The Peace Pulpit: If you read in the Gospels at any length, you'll find all kinds of examples of Jesus treating people with dignity.
Enrollment has dropped at more than a quarter of Jewish Community Center preschools since a wave of threats against JCCs began in early January.
Christ Church Cathedral in Waterford has invited churches worldwide to join in as its bells peal on St. Patrick's Day weekend in solidarity with refugees and to protest racism.
New York -- In response to the pope's Jan. 1 message, advocates for peace-making said nonviolent campaigns are becoming increasingly successful and common, violent insurgencies increasingly rare and unsuccessful.
While one Catholic archbishop was urging a fix to the country's immigration laws before a Catholic crowd, another was pleading with the government not to separate mothers from their children while in immigration detention, and yet another, a cardinal, was accompanying a grandfather to an appointment that could have resulted in his deportation.
Catholic Church leaders in the U.S. spent the week of March 6-10 trying to allay fears, urging compassion, not just from the government from those who are not seeing "God's creation" when they malign unauthorized immigrants.
On a cold rainy morning, members of the American Indian tribes shouted "Water is sacred" and "Keep it in the soil; can't drink oil" as they marched toward the White House.
Catholics must "condemn unequivocally" anti-Muslim prejudice in the United States, San Diego Bishop Robert McElroy told a national meeting of Muslims and Catholics March 8.
At this year's Voices of Faith, Jesuit Fr. Arturo Sosa Abascal said the Catholic church should recognize that women still do not have a full participatory role.
NCR Today: Students for Justice in Palestine chapters, along with other concerned students, have faced bans on expression, discipline for protests, and other administrative actions.