Phyllis Schlafly, 92, died Sept. 5 at her home in Ladue, Mo. She immersed herself for most of her adult life in a host of conservative causes.
GSR Preview: Sisters gathered in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building April 18 as justices heard oral arguments regarding Obama Administration immigration policies.
Eco Catholic: Bertha Isabel Zuniga Caceres spent four days in Washington asking for an independent investigation into her mother's assassination.
Washington -- President Obama called on Americans’ better nature in his final State of the Union address.
Religious freedom "extends way beyond mere tolerance," said Secretary of State John Kerry Oct. 14 when announcing the U.S. State Department's release of the 2014 International Religious Freedom Report.
As a narrative lens for his speech, Francis cited the Golden Rule -- Jesus' teaching in Matthew's Gospel to "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you."
On the day of Pope Francis' first morning greeting to the American public, Hispanic Catholics from miles around will flood into downtown Washington churches for 6:30 a.m. mass.
Just blocks here from the U.S. Capitol and the White House, the Global Catholic Climate Movement, Franciscan Action Network and others are on day four of a 10-day fast for action to keep global warming below 1.5 degree Celsius. The fast will end with the beginning of a Day of Atonement celebration and overnight vigil that will culminate with Pope Francis’ address to Congress on Sept. 24.
The U.S. faces a national poverty crisis “straining millions of families and stalling our nation’s prosperity and growth."
At the heart of the decision against the Little Sisters of the Poor was a disagreement what constituted a violation of religious liberty.