New York -- In response to the pope's Jan. 1 message, advocates for peace-making said nonviolent campaigns are becoming increasingly successful and common, violent insurgencies increasingly rare and unsuccessful.
While one Catholic archbishop was urging a fix to the country's immigration laws before a Catholic crowd, another was pleading with the government not to separate mothers from their children while in immigration detention, and yet another, a cardinal, was accompanying a grandfather to an appointment that could have resulted in his deportation.
Catholic Church leaders in the U.S. spent the week of March 6-10 trying to allay fears, urging compassion, not just from the government from those who are not seeing "God's creation" when they malign unauthorized immigrants.
On a cold rainy morning, members of the American Indian tribes shouted "Water is sacred" and "Keep it in the soil; can't drink oil" as they marched toward the White House.
Catholics must "condemn unequivocally" anti-Muslim prejudice in the United States, San Diego Bishop Robert McElroy told a national meeting of Muslims and Catholics March 8.
At this year's Voices of Faith, Jesuit Fr. Arturo Sosa Abascal said the Catholic church should recognize that women still do not have a full participatory role.
NCR Today: Students for Justice in Palestine chapters, along with other concerned students, have faced bans on expression, discipline for protests, and other administrative actions.
My Table Is Spread: Fairy tales tell us that this "Real Housewives of the Apocalypse -- Kansas" will end just as badly, or worse, than whatever is ending outside.
A "Dreamer" was detained by ICE agents immediately after speaking at a news conference March 1 at City Hall in Jackson, Miss., where advocates gathered to express their concerns about recent immigration raids.
Federal judges may find the President Donald Trump’s new executive order on immigration more acceptable than the last.
But many religious groups and faith leaders see no meaningful difference in the new measure, which Trump signed privately March 6.
"Make no mistake, this is the Muslim ban that President Trump and his aides have been promising," Farhana Khera, president of Muslim Advocates, said in a statement. "The administration is just rearranging the chairs at the same table."
Faith and Justice: A Q&A with Fr. Michael Czerny, undersecretary of the Vatican's new Section for Migrants and Refugees, reporting directly to Pope Francis.