A new study categorizes what kinds of responses emerge when Christians around the world are persecuted, noting that, most often, Christians choose a strategy of survival.
We say: What is needed is something the United States has not had for a very long time: a coherent plan of action for the Middle East.
Federal judges may find the President Donald Trump’s new executive order on immigration more acceptable than the last.
But many religious groups and faith leaders see no meaningful difference in the new measure, which Trump signed privately March 6.
"Make no mistake, this is the Muslim ban that President Trump and his aides have been promising," Farhana Khera, president of Muslim Advocates, said in a statement. "The administration is just rearranging the chairs at the same table."
The new executive order temporarily banning refugees from certain majority-Muslim countries, signed March 6, now excludes Iraq from the ban.
New video released featuring kidnapped Catholic priest: A desperate videotaped appeal by a Catholic priest kidnapped in Yemen by Islamic extremists last March surfaced over the Christmas holidays, raising new hopes for his release but also concerns about his health and the state of efforts to free him.
Faith and Justice: A routine agenda item during the 2016 USCCB fall meeting turned out to be one of the most emotionally charged.
NCR Today: Donald Trump being a 'strongman' who could solve chaos in the Middle East contrasts with the area's dismaying history of domination by dictatorial leaders.
Making a Difference. Worldwide the refugee population has swelled to more than 65 million -- four times what it was a decade ago.
NCR Today: Vatican financial reforms; Supreme Court contraception case; Illegal mining in Ghana; Interfaith Sunday schools; Female student fights to wear pants at Catholic school
A Catholic priest abducted in Yemen in a deadly attack on a nursing home is reportedly alive and could soon be released, contradicting reports he was crucified on Good Friday.