Column: As America becomes more and more polarized, the old adage that "all politics is local" seems less and less relevant.
"This lawsuit is about protecting religious freedom and stopping the government from forcing citizens to violate their conscience," the owner of Eden Foods said.
A family should have the right to opt out of birth control coverage in its health care plan, the lawyer for a Missouri legislator argued before a federal court.
Global Sisters Report: The Nuns on the Bus will hit the road for the third time for a monthlong trip to campaign against the influence of outside money on politics.
Late last month, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued a new round of modifications to a federal mandate requiring employers to provide contraceptive care to employees under the Affordable Care Act.
In keeping with modifications past (this is the eighth), the new rules have triggered yet another dustup in the ongoing fight between religious liberty advocates and the Obama administration, even as their effects remain unclear.
Global Sisters Report: The biggest challenge organizations responding to the immigration crisis on the U.S./Mexico border is a federal administration bent on sending refugees back.
Lt. Col. Oliver North, of Iran-Contra Affair fame, is the scheduled keynote speaker for a Sept. 13 benefit dinner to support the Franciscan Foundation for the Holy Land.
In early July, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement set up one of several makeshift detention centers in remote Artesia, N.M., to "manage the large influx of women with children arriving in south Texas seeking asylum from desperate conditions in Central America."
NCR Today: These days, we skim through the news so we do not have to internalize others' suffering. As Pope Francis says, we have forgotten how to weep.
Fifty-three religious leaders and thinkers, including Catholics, asked Obama to "break the cycle of violent intervention" and gave him eight alternate approaches.