The mother who made headlines as possibly the first unauthorized immigrant to be deported from the United States under President Donald Trump's immigration orders was being sheltered overnight by the Kino Border Institute in Nogales, Mexico, Feb. 9.
Distinctly Catholic: The executive order pledging an increase in the number of deportation agents was not met with the same outcry as the ban on migrants from certain Muslim countries.
An earlier-than-expected vote of the Montana House Judiciary Committee on Feb. 10 has tabled a bill to end the death penalty.
The go-ahead to the Dakota Access Pipeline may put the movement "back to square one," but Catholics, citing social teachings, intend to keep in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux.
"We are a sovereign nation and we will fight to protect our water and sacred places," tribe chairman says after the Dakota Access Pipeline receives final permit for construction.
Receiving a prestigious human rights prize, an Iraqi lawmaker who gained international attention for her oppressed Yazidi religious minority decried the Trump administration’s “unfair” executive order on immigration.
“Mr. President Donald Trump, Iraq is not a terrorist,” said Vian Dakhil as she received the Lantos Human Rights Prize at a Capitol Hill ceremony Wednesday (Feb. 8). “Iraqis are not terrorists. We are friends and allies. And we are looking forward to have exceptional relations with all people, especially with the United States of America.”
NCR Today: Although Students for Justice in Palestine followed all the required procedures, Fordham has refused to recognize it. But its members have every right to organize for justice.
The Vatican defended its decision to invite China to an organ trafficking summit after an outcry from medical experts and ethicists about China's record of using executed prisoners as organ donors.
Gabe Huck and Theresa Kubasak repeatedly challenged the economic sanctions against Iraq by carrying medicines and medical relief supplies to Iraqi children, families and hospitals.
We say: Recent cases bolster arguments that the Supreme Court should reconsider not only its ruling on midazolam, but on all executions, no matter what methods are used.