Nine federal agencies have issued proposed rules to clarify some aspects of social service partnerships with religious institutions.
Cardinal Sean O'Malley urged senators to take federal money that goes to the Planned Parenthood Federation of America and instead fund women's health care providers that do not promote abortion.
Book Review: Jon Krakauer's compelling new book offers an account of five rape cases in the college football town of Missoula, Montana.
The letter, from more than 70 Catholic and Christian leaders, asks all presidential candidates to put forward plans to address the two issues.
Eco Catholic: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued Monday the first-ever national standards to reduce carbon pollution from power plants.
As a prison abolitionist, I was an immediate admirer of the two citizens -- Richard Matt and David Sweat -- who in early June, artfully and nonviolently decided to end their residency in the cages of the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, N.Y.
Yes, each was found guilty of homicides. Yes, the murders were vile: Matt dismembered his victim; Sweat shot a man and then drove a car over the body.
The implications of Hillary Clinton's vote in favor of the U.S. invasion of Iraq raise some serious questions.
Opinion: In the wake of the murders at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, do we perceive the intimate connections between care for the whole of creation and black lives?
Boston Cardinal Sean O'Malley said that Planned Parenthood officials' videotaped descriptions of how fetal tissue and organs are procured for researchers during abortions illustrates what Pope Francis calls today's "throwaway culture."
The officials also discuss what the organization charges for the body parts, which opponents of Planned Parenthood said violates federal law and the organization said are customary handling fees paid by research labs.
The fight to turn the minimum wage into a living wage has won a few impressive rounds, but the bigger battle against economic inequality still faces challenging obstacles.