After years of criticizing Catholic colleges and universities for alleged secularization, the founder of the Cardinal Newman Society claimed to see the secular trend reversing, during a recent forum.
We say: Recent cases bolster arguments that the Supreme Court should reconsider not only its ruling on midazolam, but on all executions, no matter what methods are used.
One part of Ricky Javon Gray’s legal defense team is preparing a clemency appeal, while another prepares to challenge the lethal injection drugs slated for use in the execution.
Commentary: The church's Jubilee Year of Mercy confronts us with Ricky Gray who stands in need of God's mercy made real in the world.
Interview: The Democratic vice presidential candidate spoke with NCR about his Catholic faith's influence on his public life and finding common ground after a heated campaign.
Khizr and Ghazala Khan spoke out because the welcome they felt when they immigrated to the United States nearly four decades ago is being eroded by this year's presidential campaign.
Kaine, a U.S. Senator and former governor of Virginia, was announced Friday night as presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's running mate.
Amid his vetoes of several bills passed by the Virginia Legislature, Gov. Terry McAuliffe "made three decisions that contradict life and liberty at their core," said the state's Catholic bishops.
Commentary: As we reflect on the suffering and death of Jesus at the hands of the state, the death penalty remains a profound injustice.
Virginia's bishops called on Catholics in the state's two dioceses to step up to change the debate about the use of the death penalty.
Bishop Francis DiLorenzo of Richmond and Bishop Paul Loverde of Arlington said it was time to shift the conversation from who should be executed and how to execute people to why the death penalty continues to be applied, especially when other means to protect society without taking a human life exist.