Commentary: All eyes are on Speaker Paul Ryan, a politician who has been unusually candid about the way his Catholic faith influences his policy proposals and philosophy of government.
Political candidates are facing a new reality: Within the Democratic coalition, there are more religiously unaffiliated voters than belong to any single religious group. Nonbelief has long been a liability.
A corruption scandal bilked the impoverished nation millions of dollars and inspired thousands of middle-class Guatemalans to take to the streets and demand change.
Distinctly Catholic: The best thing to be said about last night's Republican presidential debate is that it was only two hours.
NCR Today: I am ready to make another (perhaps foolish) prediction about where the Republican presidential race is heading.
Kenya has welcomed the return of 700 citizens who had joined Somalia’s al-Shabab militant group that has attacked churches, malls and government institutions, most notably Garissa University College where nearly 150 people — mostly Christian students — were killed last spring.
The return of the Kenya nationals was reported by the Kenyan government, the Supreme Council of Kenya Muslims and the International Organization for Migration.
NCR Today: A statement from The Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See to the United Nations urges the UN to quicken its disarmament efforts.
From the multi-station cafeteria to the gift shop to the theater-style sanctuary, worshipers at Prestonwood Baptist Church believe — or hope — that next year’s election will see something new.
Long-lost evangelical voters.
“So many don’t vote — it just makes me sick,” said Marjoray Wilemon, a retiree from Arlington, Texas, who has seen a lot of politics in her 94 years. “I hope that some people will realize what kind of bad shape we’re in.”
A row has erupted between the bishops of the Church of England and the British prime minister over his handling of the refugee crisis.
In a letter published Saturday in The Guardian, 84 bishops claim David Cameron is ignoring their efforts to take in more refugees fleeing the Middle East.
The bishops released the private letter they sent to Cameron last month after the prime minister’s office failed to reply.
Why do more than 11,000 firearm homicides occurring in the U.S. annually? America has an anger problem, and far too many angry Americans have easy access to guns.