The USCCB, Texas Catholic Conference, and other faith-based groups, filed a friend of the court brief supporting a Texas law requiring health and safety standards protecting women who undergo abortions.
Peter Tatchell criticized a court’s decision in Northern Ireland to charge a bakery with discrimination for refusing to ice a cake with a slogan in support of same-sex marriage.
The U.S. Supreme Court announced it will hear oral arguments March 23 in seven pending appeals in lawsuits brought by Catholic, other faith-based entities against the Obama administration's contraceptive mandate.
Concepcion Picciotto spent over three decades living year-round in an anti-nuclear encampment near the White House front lawn, exposed to harsh weather during her disarmament witness.
As the eyes of the nation focus on the Iowa caucuses, the campaign seeks to promote environmental issues through Laudato Si'.
The "Religion and Politics" survey by Pew Research released Jan. 27 finds Americans have a kinder view of atheists as potential presidential timber than before.
Book Review: John Norris's excellent biography, Mary McGrory: The First Queen of Journalism, offers a balanced portrait of a complex woman.
Commentary: The pro-life movement's new energy comes in part from a growing U.S. consensus on abortion, a consensus unfortunately not reflected in most public discussions of abortion.
Catholic admonitions about inclusion mixed with strong political language before the March of Life got underway Jan. 22 in Washington. Nearly 50,000 attended the rally at the Washington Monument.
NCR Today: From his first day in office, Obama's critics refused to acknowledge his achievements, but his strategies and staff have made real progress with Iran.