After Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced his intention to execute eight death row inmates in ten days later this month, lawyers, church officials and former correctional officers have been mobilizing.
Pope Francis' words on animals in his encyclical Laudato Si' inspired the launch of the nationwide Catholic group, which recently hosted a retreat in Virginia.
A French Catholic priest working with North Korean refugees in China said conditions have worsened for surviving Christians under the dictatorship of Kim Jong Un and urged the Chinese government to give shelter to fugitives from the communist-ruled country.
Distinctly Catholic: Religious leaders are pushing for measures that will prevent the economic crisis from repeating and will address Puerto Rico's crushing poverty now.
The U.S. Supreme Court sent a Texas death-row case back to lower courts March 28, saying the inmate's intellectual disability should prevent his execution. The court's 5-3 decision reversed a Texas appeals court ruling that said inmate Bobby James Moore was not intellectually disabled based on state criteria and could face execution.
This month marks a year since a death squad broke into the home of Berta Cáceres, and shot Honduras' most prominent environmental activist to death.
Making a Difference: Recently I was given a unique opportunity to taste some of the bitter hardships endured by fellow human beings fleeing dire circumstances to come to the U.S.
Distinctly Catholic: Democrats need to avoid the consultants and get ahead of the polls with their message that government should serve the common good.
At the Intersection: Lela Aisha Jones and Vershawn Sanders-Ward dance what I try to articulate in words: reflections on the intersections of race, womanhood, history and trauma.
Parish Diary: When did we get to be so mean? When did we start fearing our neighbor more than we love our neighbor?