Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service is "cautiously hopeful" resettlement will return to the numbers that had been planned for 2017.
A “sleeper” of a case before the Supreme Court pits three hospitals against employees who object to the institutions’ religious exemption from a federal law that protects pensions.
Religiously affiliated hospitals would have to shoulder an enormous financial burden should they have to comply with ERISA, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, said Eric Baxter, a senior counsel at Becket, the nonprofit legal institute that argued before the justices March 27 on behalf of the hospitals.
Two Ohio State University student groups want their school to cut ties with Wendy's unless the fast-food chain joins the Coalition of Immokalee Workers' Fair Food Program.
NCR Today: One would expect universal outrage from both the Israeli government and Jewish-American organizations to the resurgence in anti-Semitism. Yet this is not the case.
50th anniversary: The document raised the profile of the church's concern for people in the global south at a time when European colonialism was declining.
50th anniversary: Popularum Progressio institutionalized social action efforts in the U.S. Catholic Church that continue in one form or another today
Just Catholic: Millions of people are trapped in awful situations, with no way to escape. Too many people are scraping by, depending on other people's garbage.
I never use the term “defense.” Our military is aggressive, not designed for defense. The current president’s call for a wall may be xenophobic or job-protectionist, but it is certainly not about defense. The U.S. is still careless about cargo containers and Coast Guard training and equipment.
The rabbi feels she is running on a hamster wheel, a wheel built by President Donald Trump.
In the weeks since his inauguration, Trump has given progressive-minded rabbis much to resist and counter, and it’s exhausting, said Andrea London, who with more than 500 other rabbis is attending the annual convention of the Central Conference of American Rabbis in Atlanta, which ends March 22.
The death penalty is still being widely debated both at the state level and in the Supreme Court. Ongoing arguments involve execution dates and execution drugs.