Houston-area prosecutors dropped charges on Tuesday against two anti-abortion activists indicted for using illegal government identifications to secretly film a Texas Planned Parenthood facility.
The U.S. Supreme Court struck down restrictions on Texas abortion clinics that required them to comply with standards of ambulatory surgical centers, required doctors to have admitting privileges at hospitals.
Commentary: As we reflect on the suffering and death of Jesus at the hands of the state, the death penalty remains a profound injustice.
Fr. Virgilio Elizondo, described as "the father of U.S. Latino religious thought," has died. He was accused this year in a lawsuit of sexually abusing a boy 30 years ago.
The lawsuit claims that a Legionaries priest asked for an extra $94,000 donation in order to secure the priest's signature on paperwork finalizing a land deal.
Gathered near the Mexican border Feb. 17, a crowd of immigrants, activists and religious witnessed Francis plead from Juárez for compassion toward migrants. The experience left a powerful impression.
In a homily during a Mass in Juarez, on the other side of El Paso, Texas, the pope begged for a transformation to mercy in the name of the Jubilee Year.
In the wake of U.S. government apprehending and deporting Central American migrants who entered the U.S. illegally, interest groups and parishioners are organizing to help the migrants.
Advocates are calling on the Obama administration to release three Syrian families held in Texas detention centers, after immigration officials denied their parole request last week.
From the multi-station cafeteria to the gift shop to the theater-style sanctuary, worshipers at Prestonwood Baptist Church believe — or hope — that next year’s election will see something new.
Long-lost evangelical voters.
“So many don’t vote — it just makes me sick,” said Marjoray Wilemon, a retiree from Arlington, Texas, who has seen a lot of politics in her 94 years. “I hope that some people will realize what kind of bad shape we’re in.”