The bishop of Dallas is praising President Obama’s new actions on gun control and ripping the "cowboy mentality" that allows open carry laws like one in effect in Texas.
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia made headlines with what he called a sermon in which he said the U.S. Constitution can favor religion over nonreligion at a New Orleans school.
As armed activists occupy a federal building in an Oregon wildlife refuge, some find media coverage of the predominately white group inconsistent with that of past protests undertaken by minorities.
Commentary: 2015 may be seen as the year that many whites were introduced to the precariousness of black life in America, thanks to the work of Black Lives Matter.
The U.S. is suffering a paroxysm of fear of the Islamic State group and by extension fear of Muslims, who happen to be the Islamic State group's most numerous victims.
Four peace activists were arrested Sunday night on the grounds of defense contractor Northrop Grumman in Bellevue, Neb., following a security guard's encounter with an anti-war protester.
The annual March for Life will convene on the Washington Monument grounds from the West Front of the Capitol. Refurbishment of the National Mall is the reason.
New Jersey's Catholic bishops called on people of faith and "of goodwill" to "go beyond their comfort zone" and renew their commitment to caring for immigrants, refugees and the poor.
Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan has resettled 400 refugees in the state and wants to help more in collaboration. Nearly 75 percent of Syrian refugees are women and children.
From Where I Stand: In the middle of an immigration crisis, let's just call the historic commitment of this country to welcome refugees the "Lady Liberty Movement." And cling to it.