Canada can expect to see more asylum seekers crossing its nearly 6,600-mile, mostly unguarded, border with the U.S. as enforcement toughens and executive orders restrain refugee arrivals.
President Trump officially pulled the nation out of the trade pact Jan. 23. NCR spoke with group leaders who cautiously view this as an opportunity for Trump.
The Field Hospital: Fr. Philip Bochanski says Courage feels supported by Pope Francis' encouragement to accompany those "with same-sex attraction" on their spiritual journeys.
The Field Hospital: Wisconsin parishes visit Belize; San Francisco Catholics march for immigrants, peace; grant to fund young adult outreach; gay grandson can't sing at funeral.
Take and Read: When Emil Fackenheim asked this question of philosophy after the Holocaust, I thought it was the first real question I had heard in my graduate studies.
The Field Hospital: Parishioner shares childhood memories of serving the homeless; Vietnam vet is mainstay of Texas parish; Portland archbishop’s bilingual homily supports immigrants
NCR Today: USCCB meeting; Fr. Richard Rohr opens Call to Action; Transition to a Trump presidency; Crisis in an Indian Catholic church
Global Sisters Report: Now known for its swift immigration response to the Syrian refugee crisis, Canada accepts more Syrian refugees than any other country.
Euthanasia in Quebec: Obtaining accurate statistics on medically assisted deaths across Canada is almost impossible and could lead to abuse, according to opponents of the practice.
Just Catholic: Whatever happened to the moral and ethical arguments of political debate?