The White House said Tuesday it is reaching out to the Vatican to set up a possible meeting President Trump and Pope Francis.
President Donald Trump signed a bill into law that allows states to redirect Title X family planning funding away from clinics that perform abortions and to other community clinics.
For the first time, a majority of Americans has voiced concern about violence against Jews, polling by the Anti-Defamation League shows.
While 52 percent of Americans surveyed said they are disturbed about such violence, an even higher percentage – 76 percent – said they are concerned about violence against Muslims.
The ADL commissioned two surveys to determine the mood of the country, one in October 2016 and another from January through February, as part of its ADL Global 100 project.
With his anti-Muslim rhetoric and planned travel bans, you’d think President Trump would be a favorite target for Islamic State’s propaganda. The jihadist caliphate in Syria and Iraq must be pulling out all the stops to slam him as the epitome of Islamophobia.
Well, think again. The extremist group that Trump vows to “totally obliterate” has hardly printed or broadcast a word about him since before the November election. The caliphate’s Ministry of Media acts almost as if he didn’t exist.
President Donald Trump, during a campaign rally in Nashville, vowed to fight the latest court ruling blocking his executive order temporarily suspending immigration from six Muslim-majority countries and refugee resettlement all the way to the Supreme Court.
"We're going to fight this terrible ruling," the president told a crowd of cheering supporters in Nashville's Municipal Auditorium March 15. "The danger is clear. The law is clear. The need for my executive order is clear."
NCR Today: Nonviolent protest, modeled by Dr. Martin Luther King, is a way to address injustices; it has an important history in our democracy and our Christian churches.
The milestone of a first female president awaits another woman. But the past year has shown the challenge of addressing sexist subtleties that underlie how society perceives women of power.
Distinctly Catholic: I share Francis' criticisms of neo-liberalism. But, as someone recently told me, "It aimed at a moral ideal. What will replace it might be very dark and dangerous."
Flying back to Rome after a visiting Georgia and Azerbaijan, the pope said he does not speak of electoral campaigns but that people should study and pray before voting.
Commentary: Why does Archbishop Chaput feel the need to share his thoughts on politics -- which he seems to understand are not a fit object for his teaching authority?