About a dozen religious leaders from major denominations and groups are in the second day of a three-day fast as they anticipate tomorrow's release of the Trump Administration's FY2018 budget proposal.
Bishops' meeting: The proverbial plate is full of issues for U.S. bishops to tackle at their upcoming spring assembly June 14-15 in Indianapolis.
The revised executive order temporarily bans refugees from certain majority-Muslim countries, and now excludes Iraq.
After receiving backlash over saying that the Democratic Party should support only those candidates who support legal abortion, Democratic National Committee chairman Thomas Perez will meet with the head of Democrats for Life of America.
A U.S. congressman told attendees at a Washington summit on Christian persecution that "more than ever before, vigorous U.S. leadership and diplomacy are needed to address religious freedom violations globally."
"Religious persecution is festering and exploding around the world. What has been unconscionable for decades, centuries, has gotten worse," Rep. Chris Smith, R-New Jersey, said May 12 in remarks at the World Summit in Defense of Persecuted Christians.
Farming in the U.S.: Many family farmers in the United States are facing the worst combination of events since the "farm crisis" of the mid-1980s.
Black clergy, standing in the shadow of the U.S. Capitol, declared that President Donald Trump is not living up to his promise of being the “greatest champion” for the nation’s African-Americans.
News outlets are reporting: Callista Gingrich, wife of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, will be Donald Trump's nominee for U.S. ambassador to the Holy See.
The Knights of Columbus' capacity for funding has given the organization an inordinately loud voice. Some worry that such influence can distort the church's ecclesiology, structure and governance.
Haitians express concern after an April 10 memo from the acting director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services that recommended ending the Temporary Protected Status designation for Haitians.