Long a thorn in their side when used by conservatives, progressives are now leveraging religious freedom for their own issues.
As millions around the world enjoy summer vacations, Pope Francis is providing a beach escape for those who cannot afford them.
The Field Hospital: Furnished apartments and a home-cooked meal -- two Charlotte parishes bolster work of social service agencies serving homeless families.
For 20 years, the Tomorrow Project has taken a simple but effective strategy for addressing homelessness: beans. What originally started as the Women's Bean Project transformed to the Tomorrow Project.
The Field Hospital: Our Father's Table in South Orange County; Glenmary outreach to U.S. missions; "Homeless Jesus" sculpture installed; ecumenical communities sign declaration about traditional Latino values.
Pope Francis will welcome several thousand homeless and vulnerable people from all over Europe when they make a pilgrimage to Rome in November.
Officials have announced a possible record-breaking investment in building a new Dorothy Day homeless shelter in St. Paul.
After months among the homeless, Fr. Paul Mast has learned the meaning of “Life as a Locker.” Mast described life in Andrew’s Place, a shelter in Wilmington.
Works of Mercy: How and when have you sheltered the homeless?
The Field Hospital: The San Francisco-based Gubbio Project opens the back two-thirds of St. Boniface Church to those living on the streets so they can rest in safety.