Mary Anne Grady Flores visited with her ailing mother before beginning a jail sentence for violating an order to stay away from an Air National Guard colonel and base.
Peace & Justice
In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that Florida's death penalty process is unconstitutional, an abolition coalition continues informing Floridians about the state's capital punishment practices.
Making a Difference: In his 2016 World Day of Peace message, Pope Francis expresses concerns about a "globalization of indifference."
Viewpoint: How many days of 2015 were there no police shootings of unarmed men, women and children? How do we build the "world house" King once envisioned?
Religious Freedom Day is Jan. 16. As Jefferson’s statute proclaimed, religious freedom is among the “natural rights of mankind.” Yet still, billions of people abroad routinely are denied this liberty.
Commentary: What is an authentically Catholic response to the Black Lives Matter movement, mass incarceration, abuse of police power and de-facto segregation in many public schools and communities?
Gen. Jose Guillermo Garcia arrived back in his native country to face press and former victims, after U.S. immigration officers deported him for participating in torture and extrajudicial killings.
Just Catholic: El Chapo's recapture provides laudatory headlines, but forget political posturing, the real discussion about guns, drugs and people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border is about poverty.
Auxiliary Bishop Eusebio L. Elizondo of Seattle and Bishop Kevin W. Vann of Orange, California, have written Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson to end deportation raids.
Activists and death penalty opponents at a summit addressed capital punishment's "indefensible" moral, economic and human toll. Speakers included the daughter of an executed inmate,a civil rights icon and others.