The Archdiocese of Cincinnati and a Catholic immigration advocacy group based near Washington called on the Trump administration to suspend the deportation of an Ohio woman.
Statement: President Donald Trump’s decision to launch missile attacks on Syria in retaliation for the use of chemical weapons is an act of aggression that violates international law and adds to the crushing hardship of the Syrian people. The solution to war is not more war.
The defense of the life, dignity and human rights of migrants and refugees must come before any other question when enacting migration policies, Pope Francis said.
NCR Today: We act as if it is terrible to throw money at a problem. But whether it's schools, health care, sports or wars, money often determines outcomes.
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.