The Knights of Columbus, based in New Haven, Connecticut, and the Washington-based group In Defense of Christians have mounted a petition campaign asking John Kerry to make a genocide declaration.
Bishop Minerva Carcano of Los Angeles and Sr. Simone Campbell, leader of "Nuns on the Bus" tour, critique Donald Trump for using faith to gain votes in The Hill op-ed.
Distinctly Catholic: Why the rush to defend Donald Trump by many prominent Catholics and other religious leaders? An answer may be found in the theory of voter rationalization.
Advocates for the closure of the Cuban detention center welcomed the news and called for an end of holding remaining detainees without charges.
The state of Illinois owes Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago $25 million and counting. Catholic Charities floats the state more than $2 million each month.
NCR Today: The political fallout over the unexpected death of Justice Scalia was totally predictable. There are scenarios, though, that would allow confirmation of President Obama's nominee.
NCR Today: When asked aboard the papal plane about Donald Trump, Pope Francis was addressing the hypocrisy of so-called Christians who do not act like Christians.
NCR Today: It's official: The pope has entered the foray of election-year politics in America.
The upcoming South Carolina and Nevada nominating contests are expected to shake up the 2016 presidential race again. Religious beliefs, or lack of them, may factor in the results.
The Public Religion Research Institute, drawing on 42,000 interviews conducted in 2015, issued on Feb. 18 a new analysis of the American Values Atlas with a look at LGBT issues.