Eco Catholic: The dawn of Trump's presidency has offered much to rattle the nerves of environmental advocates, who called on Catholics to mobilize their faith into action at all levels.
The National Catholic Committee on Scouting says Scouting units sponsored by the Catholic Church will not be impacted by the Boy Scouts of America's new policy to accept members based on gender identity.
My Table Is Spread: Long ago, my husband's immigrant grandfather endured suspicion. His stories mirror the reality that today's U.S. immigrants face every day.
We say: Recent cases bolster arguments that the Supreme Court should reconsider not only its ruling on midazolam, but on all executions, no matter what methods are used.
NCR Today: As the Circle Line Manhattan headed for the dock, a boy on board noticed an outline moving across the water's surface in the Upper Bay.
NCR Today: The GOP's image of dependency on handouts builds on Reagan's false story of a welfare queen and seemingly endless anecdotes of seeing someone buy lobster with food stamps.
NCR Today: Dozens of Holy Trinity Catholic Church parishioners had volunteered to help resettle a Syrian refugee family, but President Trump's executive order canceled the family's travel.
Americans may pledge allegiance to “one nation under God,” but they are divided on whether religion is essential to national identity.
Nearly one-third of Americans view being a Christian as “very important” for being “truly American,” according to a Pew Research Center report on national identity in more than a dozen countries that was released Wednesday (Feb. 1). About the same number (31 percent) said it was “not at all important.”
Vian Dakhil captured the world’s attention two years ago when she made an impassioned plea to save the Yazidi religious minority from annihilation by the Islamic State group in northern Iraq.
As the only female Yazidi in the Iraqi Parliament, Dakhil fought tirelessly for international assistance to stop the violence, including sexual slavery, targeting her beleaguered people.
Now she has been awarded the Lantos Human Rights Prize in Washington, D.C. But she is unlikely to make the ceremony on Feb. 8, since President Donald Trump banned all travelers from Iraq.
"Pope Francis Just Issued a Blistering Statement Against Christians Supporting Trump’s Muslim Ban" screams the headline. Only problem is that it is not true.