Cardinal Christoph Schönborn of Vienna, president of the executive council of the World Apostolic Congress on Mercy, corresponded with Richard Masterson, scheduled to be put to death Wednesday in Texas.
Confronted by an “activist atheist,” Marco Rubio said he’ll champion a country where “no one is forced to violate their conscience." Rubio was asked about his new television ad.
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review President Barack Obama's executive actions expanding Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents.
Distinctly Catholic: Both Palin and Trump are skilled at articulating the sense of emotional grievance that lurks in many a working class heart.
KATRINA: AFTER THE FLOOD
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Assisted suicide will remain illegal in New Jersey. The Senate's legislative session expired Jan. 12, ensuring a bill that would have legalized the practice, would not come to a vote.
Four states have legalized the practice of death assisted suicide or aid in dying through legislation. But opponents are determined to continue to battle aid-in-dying laws.
NCR Today: Hillary Clinton's hostility towards international law goes well beyond her support for the U.S. invasion and occupation of Iraq.
Both the number of abortions and the rate of abortion is dropping, according to figures in the "State of Abortion in America" report by the National Right to Life Committee.
Distinctly Catholic: The tenor of a Democratic Party presidential debate has a more substantial and serious feel to it, whereas a GOP debate resembles a verbal version of professional wrestling.