Tens of thousands of Haitians enrolled under the Temporary Protected Status program can stay in the United States until at least January.
Four former U.S. ambassadors told NCR that they expect Francis to take advantage of the opportunity in the upcoming meeting. They said they hope Trump does the same.
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.
U.S. appeals court judges on Monday questioned the lawyer defending President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban about whether it discriminates against Muslims.
President Trump signed a highly anticipated executive order on religious liberty at a sun-splashed Rose Garden ceremony on the National Day of Prayer on May 4.
As President Trump readies a much-anticipated executive order on religious liberty, critics are lined up to take action before he even signs it.
Legal and religious experts say that the rights of women, LGBT people and religious minorities will be threatened by the new order but their fears are based on a draft of the order leaked earlier this year. Trump reportedly will sign an order as soon as May 4, which is the National Day of Prayer.
April 29 marks the end of President Trump's "first 100 days." Here's a look at Trump's accomplishments in his first 100 days in office as they relate to religion and people of faith.
The Archdiocese of Cincinnati and a Catholic immigration advocacy group based near Washington called on the Trump administration to suspend the deportation of an Ohio woman.
Since winning the election with strong support from conservative evangelical voters, President Donald Trump has invited their leaders to the White House and banned government funding for groups that support or perform abortions overseas.
But he has yet to move on one item that many of them care about.
No one has been named to direct the Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, which since 2001 has linked government with a broad range of religious groups.
President Trump will give the commencement address this spring at Liberty University, the university confirmed Wednesday morning.