From Where I Stand: In late June, John Kerry, six Americans from the Global Peace Initiative of Women and I were all working on behalf of peace, just at different levels.
Peace & Justice
A U.S. magistrate judge is deciding whether Inocente Orlando Montano will be extradited to Spain, for prosecution for one of the most shocking crimes in El Salvador’s civil war.
Preview: A federal judge ordered the release of children and their parents from immigration detention centers "without unnecessary delay" and gave immigration officials two months to comply.
Editorial: Despite the salutary outcome of the LCWR investigation and the earlier investigation of U.S. women religious generally, several institutional realities regarding the Vatican's attitudes toward women remain unchanged.
A 36-foot-long motor home outfitted as a Post-Detention Welcome Center, parked just steps from a detention center's release gate, has changed released detainees' situations for the better.
Ever since Pope Francis' visit to Cuba was announced, Cuban church officials have billed him as the "missionary of mercy."
And it's an important mission, some Cubans say, so that the country and its people -- living in and outside of Cuba -- can move forward. The pope's message of mercy is exactly what Cuba needs, some say.
"Cuba needs mercy because Cubans have been divided even inside Cuba, and Cubans have been divided even outside Cuba," said Eduardo Azcarate, born in Havana but who now lives in Falls Church, Va.
The U.S. trade embargo against Cuba turns 55 in October, and its effects are clear in the dilapidated buildings, scant food supply of Cuban stores and infrastructure around the island.
But what's not easy to see is the spiritual cost. Trinitarian Fr. Juan Molina, director of the U.S. bishops' Office for the Church in Latin America, said that spiritual cost has been great.
Editorial: The Second Amendment is not in jeopardy. It is not going to be revoked or altered. The right to bear arms will not be abridged.
Numbers do not favor the argument that guns keep people safe and protected.
Opinion: After massacres at the magazine Charlie Hebdo and the Hypercacher market, followed by huge demonstrations, France fell silent, until the publication of a book containing some unwelcome truths.