NCR Today: Finally a bishop has made a statement about Donald Trump's Islamophobia.
Peace & Justice
NCR Today: Bishop Michael Barber, S.J., announced Dec. 8 that the Oakland Diocese's observance of the Year of Mercy will include outreach to girls who are victims of sex trafficking.
NCR Today: Clemency is the only means of correcting prosecutorial and judicial punishment of those who refuse to plead guilty and insist on a trial.
GSR Preview: La Casista, started in 2002 in Birmingham, provides services to the four percent of the population that is Hispanic.
According to a report in The Times of Israel, the first Syrian refugees among the 25,000 Canada has pledged to resettle by February of next year arrived by plane in Toronto and Montreal this weekend. Among the sponsoring organizations are 5 Canadian Jewish groups, mostly groups of synagogue members, but also one Jewish day school.
Faith and Justice: All who suffer persecution deserve our compassion. Singling out one group for special treatment is not consistent with either our American or Christian values.
Young Voices: When my own fears about gun violence rise, I turn to St. John of the Cross as my guide: a man who knew the brutality of violence.
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.
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.