As he left the police station, Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun asked people to pray for democracy in the city.
Peace & Justice
Fordham University aims to educate humanitarian workers to prioritize education before volunteering.
Short term immersion trips serve a purpose deeper than giving people a new social media profile picture.
Liz McAlister, the lifelong peace activist who co-founded Jonah House Community in 1973 with her late husband, Philip Berrigan, celebrated her 75th birthday Nov. 17.
Advocates see the recent releases of several men from the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay as a sign that other transfers are in the works.
Heading into the holiday weekend, I can't help but think about the three predictable questions I will probably be asked over the Thanksgiving table: Do you have a job lined up for next year? Are you dating anyone? What do you think about the president's executive action on immigration?
In the fight against worldwide hunger and poverty, a new report found that when women are empowered, everyone wins.
The Bread for the World Institute, which provides policy analyses on hunger and offers strategies to end it, presented the results from its recent hunger report, "When Women Flourish ... We Can End Hunger," in a panel discussion Monday.
The panelists, including directors from several nonprofit groups and other organizations, spoke about ways to support women experiencing poverty and hunger.
Even though the crowd was smaller than in the past, the spirit remained powerful for the 2,000 people who came to the gathering.
I applaud President Obama’s executive action on allowing many hardworking and lawful undocumented immigrants to be spared from deportation.
Making a Difference: Archbishop Joseph Tobin and Bishop John Michael Botean discussed a shift from a "just war" to a "just peace" doctrine.