The American Civil Liberties Union, along with the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan have filed a federal lawsuit against Trinity Health Cooperation, a Catholic health system, for its "repeated and systematic failure to provide women suffering pregnancy complications with appropriate emergency abortions as required by federal law," according to an ACLU press release.
Pope Francis met with Kim Davis, the county clerk in Kentucky who refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples because of religious beliefs. I am troubled, but not surprised.
NCR Today: NCR's McElwee on NPR discussing Francis/Kim Davis meeting; gay rights activists respond to Davis meeting; Syrian Archbishop reacts to pope's UN speech
NCR Today: Melkite archbishop of Aleppo, Syria, Jean-Clément Jeanbart, was invited by NCR to share his reaction to Pope Francis' U.N. speech on Sept. 25.
NCR Today: The Catholic Near East Welfare Association is partnering with the Vatican Pontifical Council for the Family to provide much-needed help for some 6,000 families in Syria.
NCR Today: On Sept. 22, the day Pope Francis arrived in Washington, I joined a procession of low-wage workers who were striking against poverty pay at the U.S. Capitol and other federal buildings.
NCR Today: Phones rang off the Catholic Worker headquarters' walls following Pope Francis' address to the U.S. Congress, where he mentioned Dorothy Day -- the organization's co-founder.
The drive to repeal the law that abolished the death penalty Nebraska was costly. Nebraskans for the Death Penalty spent more than $900,000 to get the issue on the ballot.
NCR Today: The fallout from Francis' visit to U.S.; Synod on the family starts Sunday; Junipero Serra statue defaced; what to do with sinners in prisons; pope wants to visit China
NCR Today: Equally Blessed pilgrims journeyed to Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families -- bravely bearing witness to a vision of church in which all are welcome.