Talk of balancing the federal budget by cutting social services is rampant in Congress this week as the Republicans mark up their annual budget proposal.
Global Sisters Report: In the early 1970s, an organization founded by two women religious worked to increase opportunities for Latinas.
The canonization ceremony for Blessed Louis and Zelie Martin, the parents of St. Therese of Lisieux, is likely to take place during the synod on the family in October.
Book review: Jesus Was a Migrant reminds us that our basic Judeo-Christian beliefs are heavily based on the themes of exile and migration.
Conservative leaders were meeting in Topeka the afternoon of March 17 to rally support for a bill which would abolish the death penalty in Kansas, and replace it with life in prison without the possibility of parole.
In 1836, several French nuns established hospitals and schools here and in California. Today, an effort is afoot to keep the mission of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange alive.
At the Aquinas Institute of Theology, a small Roman Catholic graduate school next to St. Louis University, doctors, administrators and health care leaders take courses on Bible interpretation; Jesus, church and the healing ministry; and the foundations of morality.
A combination of shareholder activism, academic rigor and religious support may be chipping away at exorbitant CEO pay, finding it bad for business and contrary to the common good.
"Seasons of Celebration: Thomas Merton at 100" profiles Merton the writer, interfaith dialogue partner, peace and racial justice activist, as well as the photographer, calligrapher and correspondent.
What is the appropriate punishment for an adult who gives drugs or liquor to teens?
About two weeks ago, I received an unexpected phone call from a man at the Institute of International Education, who was organizing a series of meetings for a group of Afghan clerics coming to the United States to look at interfaith relations and dialogue in the American context.