Since the military coup in Egypt last July, regime opponents have seen deaths, political charges and a repressive anti-protest law.
Opinion: Fr. Isaac McDaniel imagines a conversation between two cardinals who aren't quite pleased with the way Pope Francis is running the church.
Opinion: The suffering of Dennis McGuire during his execution made me think of the potential execution of my godson, David Paul Hammer.
Opinion: The tragic upsurge of violence in Iraq is a direct consequence of the repression of peaceful dissent by the U.S.-backed government in Baghdad
Opinion: Pope Francis has taken ordination of women off the table, so perhaps it is time to put some shared gifts of the spirit on the table and include women.
Opinion: St. Peter Faber's idea of business was a positive one that helped people support themselves with dignity and lift up the poor.
The Nov. 22 meeting between President Barack Obama and Morocco's King Mohammed VI was a bitter disappointment for supporters of human rights.
Opinion: America needs a comprehensive national strategy to end hunger, a strategy based on the fundamental human right to food.
Opinion: While concerns about hardliners in Tehran undermine rapprochement between the U.S. and Iran, the bigger threat may be hardliners in Washington.
Opinion: Francis' pen-and-paper revolution is truly radical, and transforms hierarchy into personal relationships.