NCR Today: What can we do? We can hold a prayer vigil and press conference.
World Meeting of Popular Movements: The call from Bishop Robert McElroy came in response to core aspects of President Donald Trumps' early agenda.
Fast-food workers rallied Feb. 16 in front of a Hardee's in Kansas City, Mo., to celebrate the withdrawal of CKE Restaurants CEO Andrew Puzder's nomination for secretary of labor.
The former U.S. religious freedom ambassador told a congressional subcommittee that leaked language of a proposed presidential executive order on religious liberty could cause "constitutional problems."
“I think it raises very serious equal protection issues,” said Rabbi David Saperstein, who recently ended his tenure at the U.S. State Department.
World Meeting of Popular Movements: Pope Francis hails the nearly 700 participants in his message to the gathering in Modesto. "You must become a Samaritan," he tells them.
In a joint statement, Catholic bishops whose dioceses are along the U.S.-Mexico border spoke of the "pain, the fear, and the anguish" they're seeing in immigrants and vowed to follow the example of the pope in building "bridges, rather than the walls of exclusion and exploitation."
The Feb. 14 statement was read at the Basilica of the National Shrine of Our Lady of San Juan del Valle in Texas after a visit by the bishops to an immigration detention center as well as to a humanitarian respite center at Sacred Heart Parish in McAllen, Texas, in the Brownsville Diocese.
NCR Today: The anniversary of Pope Francis' Mass at the border is a powerful reminder to recognize Christ in the migrant and refugee and to reject the politics of fear.
The Kansas legislature is currently deliberating on a bill that aims to abolish the death penalty in the state and replace it with life imprisonment without parole.
Simply Spirit: U.S. immigrants are subject to false narratives about their economic impact, and the current administration threatens those seeking refuge here.
Eco Catholic: Notre Dame de Namur University honored alumnae Dorothy Stang and Berta Caceres, both slain activists, during a candlelight vigil Thursday on its Belmont, Calif., campus.