The mentally ill and consenting minors in Canada should be allowed to choose physician-assisted suicide, a federal parliamentary committee recommended. The report was introduced in the House of Commons Thursday.
Distinctly Catholic: For his leadership in confronting climate change and the degradation of the environment, Pope Francis should win this year’s Nobel Peace Prize.
Young Voices: Recognizing that he had unhealthy obsession with politics, the author's friend gave up politics for Lent -- during the 2008 presidential primary election season.
We tend to assume that Republican judges will be friendlier to religious freedom than their Democratic counterparts. The lessons of the last 26 years suggest otherwise.
The Knights of Columbus, based in New Haven, Connecticut, and the Washington-based group In Defense of Christians have mounted a petition campaign asking John Kerry to make a genocide declaration.
Bishop Minerva Carcano of Los Angeles and Sr. Simone Campbell, leader of "Nuns on the Bus" tour, critique Donald Trump for using faith to gain votes in The Hill op-ed.
Distinctly Catholic: Why the rush to defend Donald Trump by many prominent Catholics and other religious leaders? An answer may be found in the theory of voter rationalization.
Advocates for the closure of the Cuban detention center welcomed the news and called for an end of holding remaining detainees without charges.
The state of Illinois owes Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago $25 million and counting. Catholic Charities floats the state more than $2 million each month.
NCR Today: The political fallout over the unexpected death of Justice Scalia was totally predictable. There are scenarios, though, that would allow confirmation of President Obama's nominee.