The settlement, announced Wednesday, effectively ends months of protests, court challenges and public opinion bouts the union waged against the coal companies.
Peace & Justice
Herman Wallace, 71, experienced three days of freedom after 42 years of solitary confinement before he died Friday.
Is there anything significant enough to be called a Catholic peace movement in the United States?
Opinion: The Catholic peace movement ain't what it used to be, but changes in the movement involve both a dying and a rising.
The Catholic Worker in Washington has maintained a weekly peace vigil at the Pentagon since 1987. This morning I was alone there and had an opportunity to be present to hundreds of civilian and military Pentagon workers, a number of whom acknowledged my "Good Morning" greeting.
The Friends of Franz Jägerstätter peace group have turned their focus to young Christians in spreading their message of nonviolence.
Sr. Megan Rice, Greg Boertje-Obed and Michael Walli face up to 30 years in prison for breaking into the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tenn., in 2012.
Catholics' support is measured because they believe the U.N.'s current Millennium Development Goals were drawn up without the participation of groups working to solve poverty and hunger.
The international political system stood "one step from the abyss" over a potential U.S. attack in Syria, Enrico Letta said Sunday.
More than 190 religious leaders from North Carolina want a report on detention and torture tactics used by the CIA since 9/11 released.