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.
Opinion: This weekend's collection for the Archdiocese for the Military Services is one sign that the spirit of militarism has spread among our bishops.
Opinion: The Syrian regime's apparent use of chemical weapons against civilian areas constitutes a breach of the Geneva Protocol of 1925, which banned the use of chemical weapons.
Opinion: Pope Francis has pointed the way toward a better balance on political topics. Will the U.S. bishops follow his lead?
Viewpoint: Convened by Fr. Helmut Schüller, the group met in Austria to explore common problems found internationally in the church.
Opinion: The Catholic peace movement ain't what it used to be, but changes in the movement involve both a dying and a rising.
There is more than enough blame to go around for the military coup in Egypt and subsequent events, and the United States is not exempt.
As in El Salvador, Nicaragua, East Timor, Angola, Lebanon and Gaza in previous years, the killing of civilians in Egypt has been made possible by U.S.-provided weapons used by a U.S.-backed government. As a result, the Obama administration and Congress are morally culpable through their support of the repressive military regime responsible for most of the killings.
At World Youth Day in July, the attending bishops took some time for some fun and did a little dance.