Election 2016: A Pew survey found one in 10 Catholics have heard clergy voice support or opposition for a particular candidate.
The Field Hospital: Sts. Clare and Francis is part of the Ecumenical Catholic Union; Mother Teresa relics in Chicago; In Montreal, priests forbidden from being alone with children
A new survey found 77 percent of registered Hispanic Catholic voters would vote for or lean toward voting for Hillary Clinton, compared to 16 percent supporting Donald Trump.
NCR Today: Motivation behind Brexit's successful vote mirrors our own country's reluctance to welcome the other, but doing so is a core Christian value.
Advocates for immigration reform are dismayed but not surprised that a deadlocked U.S. Supreme Court June 23 let stand a lower court ruling blocking a plan to spare some immigrants from deportation.
The "Brexit" referendum is tied up with issues of economics and immigration, and different ideas of what serves the nation best. But religion also motivates voters.
Distinctly Catholic: I have questions for the bishops as the USCCB meets this week in California, on the topics of religious liberty, LGBT issues, immigration and the bishops' conference itself.
Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles said that a planned increase in federal immigration raids is "yet another depressing sign of the failed state of American immigration policy."
Amelia McGowan sees "a tremendous victory" in the April 19 death of a Mississippi bill that would have required local law enforcement officers to detain anyone in the country illegally.
Catholic parishes in the most immigrant-rich part of California are heeding Pope Francis' call to treat migrants with "charity and cooperation."