Advocates are calling on the Obama administration to release three Syrian families held in Texas detention centers, after immigration officials denied their parole request last week.
Peace & Justice
NCR Today: Donald Trump's latest proposal to ban all Muslims from entry into the United States has left me speechless.
NCR Today: Legislation pending in Congress promises prison sentencing reform, but some bills confound the matter by including new environmental prosecution rules.
Preview: Sr. Megan Rice, now 85, has been arrested almost 40 times and has spent three years in jail in her quest to rid the world of nuclear weapons.
Making A Difference: As Christians prepare to celebrate the birth of the Prince of Peace, much of the world is at war -- particularly in the Holy Land.
Bishop Gerald Barnes urged people to pray for unity and healing after the mass shooting in San Bernardino Dec. 2.
"In here, you face the reality," a detainee explained. "Your heart is in it. You don't take faith for granted. You feel it."
NCR Today: I saw two excellent movies over the Thanksgiving holiday that gave me heart.
Witness Against Torture members spent the holiday in fast and prayer at the gates of Guantánamo, calling on Obama to close the prison.
At its 25th annual gathering in Georgia, SOA Watch founder Fr. Roy Bourgeois announced the group was planning to change its focus from Ft. Benning to the U.S.-Mexican border.