Tunisia's Ennahda movement, the most successful Islamist party to emerge from the Arab Spring revolts, has renounced political Islam and declared it will operate in politics as "Muslim democrats."
NCR Today: Pope John Paul placed the events of August 1945 in the context of humanity's long history of civil wars: for lovers of humanity all wars are civil.
Preview: A Guatemalan mine is slated to cease operations, renewing issues about the economics, environmental and social costs of its operation.
Distinctly Catholic: We have had a year to study the text and to ponder it and to pray over it. Now it is time to take action.
Fr. Thaddeus Nguyen Van Ly was released from prison three days ahead of the May 22 arrival of U.S. President Barack Obama.
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin confirmed that Pope Francis, or his successor, will visit Ireland in 2018 for the World Meeting of Families.
Faith and Justice: Around the world, matters of religious freedom have been getting worse, not better.
United Methodists, voting at their General Conference, have called on their church's mission agency to withdraw from the U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation.
Eco Catholic: Bangladesh delegates told the U.S. bishops that indigenous people are being forced from the rural lands their ancestors have lived on for centuries.
Preview: A church plan to build a nursing college in a rural village in Ghana is upended when they discover the site has been turned into an illegal gold mine.