NCR Today: As it approaches its 20th anniversary, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, has it been successful? NCR's Tom Reese weighs in.
Redemptorist Fr. Gerry Moloney told NCR "something is rotten in the state of the CDF, and while the current people and processes remain in place, nothing will change."
A Belgian court has fined a Catholic care home for refusing to let a terminally ill woman receive a lethal injection on their property.
Eco Catholic: Marine pollution in four coastal provinces of central Vietnam has disrupted the livelihoods of local fishermen.
The fate of some 120,000 displaced Iraqi Christians is being held hostage by uncertainty.
Mexico City -- Senior officials in the church claim credit for fomenting a punishment vote, saying Catholics cost President Pena Nieto and his party at the polls.
A Mass offered for Puerto Rican victims of the Orlando mass shooting was interrupted when local police entered a cathedral to investigate the possibility of a bomb inside.
Pope Francis led pilgrims in praying for the victims of a terrorist attack June 28 at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport in Turkey.
Just Catholic: While papal meetings with Orthodox patriarchs encourage hopes of unity, Brexit seems aimed at breaking up the European Union.
European Catholic leaders expressed concern that the decision to leave the European Union threatened unity across the continent, but also cautioned the EU bloc to rethink its values and priorities.