This month marks a year since a death squad broke into the home of Berta Cáceres, and shot Honduras' most prominent environmental activist to death.
Several pieces of legislation have the aim of amending or repealing laws and regulations that have kept people with mental disabilities from buying guns.
Msgr. Anthony Figueiredo's mission to the United States is of the utmost importance to the Vatican: to be the pope's ears on the ground.
Archbishop Christophe Pierre, the papal nuncio to the United States, gets plenty of questions about Pope Francis.
A March 27 discussion at Georgetown University, sponsored by the university's Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life, was no exception. The nuncio, who sat onstage with John Carr, the initiative's director, was asked about the pope's key issues and his impact in the four years since his election.
At the Intersection: Lela Aisha Jones and Vershawn Sanders-Ward dance what I try to articulate in words: reflections on the intersections of race, womanhood, history and trauma.
Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service is "cautiously hopeful" resettlement will return to the numbers that had been planned for 2017.
The Field Hospital: Fr. Christopher Senk, cleared by a state investigation after accusations of taking financial advantage of a parishioner, remains on leave pending the church's investigation.
A “sleeper” of a case before the Supreme Court pits three hospitals against employees who object to the institutions’ religious exemption from a federal law that protects pensions.
Religiously affiliated hospitals would have to shoulder an enormous financial burden should they have to comply with ERISA, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, said Eric Baxter, a senior counsel at Becket, the nonprofit legal institute that argued before the justices March 27 on behalf of the hospitals.
NCR Today: Religious left emerging; Francis encourages UN to ban nukes; Immigrants find sanctuary in Austin church network; Crackdown creates meat shortage in India
Distinctly Catholic: The GOP failed on health care reform, but Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin declares that tax reform is "a lot simpler. It really is." No, it really isn't.