Louisville Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz and the state's three other Catholic bishops, were among those who welcomed a new abortion law requiring a face-to-face meeting with a health care provider.
NCR Today: Are things as bad as so many voters believe? Can we tone down some of the anger and anxiety and work toward solutions to the many remaining challenges?
Despite The number of Muslim Americans involved in 2015 terrorism cases increasing, the threat to public safety has been exaggerated, says the author of a new terrorism study.
The USCCB, Texas Catholic Conference, and other faith-based groups, filed a friend of the court brief supporting a Texas law requiring health and safety standards protecting women who undergo abortions.
Peter Tatchell criticized a court’s decision in Northern Ireland to charge a bakery with discrimination for refusing to ice a cake with a slogan in support of same-sex marriage.
The U.S. Supreme Court announced it will hear oral arguments March 23 in seven pending appeals in lawsuits brought by Catholic, other faith-based entities against the Obama administration's contraceptive mandate.
Concepcion Picciotto spent over three decades living year-round in an anti-nuclear encampment near the White House front lawn, exposed to harsh weather during her disarmament witness.
As the eyes of the nation focus on the Iowa caucuses, the campaign seeks to promote environmental issues through Laudato Si'.
The "Religion and Politics" survey by Pew Research released Jan. 27 finds Americans have a kinder view of atheists as potential presidential timber than before.
Book Review: John Norris's excellent biography, Mary McGrory: The First Queen of Journalism, offers a balanced portrait of a complex woman.