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.
Column: The nation's largest maker of killing machines has been botching delivery of the F-35 fighter jet to its loyal customers -- the U.S. Navy, Marines and Air Force.
The Obama administration has once again modified the rules on employers and workers' access to free contraception but religious voices are no happier.
The new proposal would return the protest to its traditional site, but would still close half the street instead of the entire roadway.
Book review: Bishops place abortion at the center of Catholic discourse and identity. How did this happen, and how have Catholics responded to the change?
Global Sisters Report: Immigrants used to be released to family members pending deportation hearings. However, pressure from Congress resulted in the creation of a holding facility.
In July, Paul Ryan unveiled a new anti-poverty plan that is an about-face for Ryan, who's known for proposing budget cuts that hurt the poor.