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.
I worry that "checking out," while tempting, is not the answer when so much is at stake. Yet, action takes a toll, and some contemplative tips can come in handy.
Idaho's governor recently said he agrees with the president on giving persecuted Christians priority in the U.S. refugee program; an interfaith group is asking for a retraction.
Fr. Chuong Hoai Nguyen has offered to surrender his American citizenship so that Trump could confer it on a refugee who would be barred under the president's controversial travel ban.
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.