The Republican Party lost the 2016 presidential election a few days ago, when Donald Trump at his press conference had Univision anchorman and journalist Jorge Ramos thrown out of the room.
Defying the Supreme Court, Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis said she was acting “under God’s authority” as she continued to deny marriage licenses Sept. 1 to gay couples.
The Guatemalan bishops' conference called for the country's president to step down as corruption scandals consumed the country's political class and citizens took to the streets in protest.
Opinion: Pope Francis, in his speeches and visitations, won't have gone much beyond incensed pieties and play-it-safe verbiage. Unless ...
Donald Trump’s proposals on immigration action are racist. He is calling, for example, for the elimination or the revision of the Fourteenth Amendment that provides U.S. citizenship to anyone born in the United States. This amendment was intended to confer citizenship on the emancipated African American slaves. Trump is aiming his attack on the amendment, however, on the U.S.-born children of undocumented Latino immigrants.
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My Table Is Spread: It is surprising that the Obama administration insists that the Little Sisters of the Poor follow the government mandate to provide contraceptives and related counseling to their employees.
A Pakistani court has directed the Punjab provincial government and police to give the father of death row convict Asia Bibi prison visitation rights, a family lawyer said.
Faith and Justice: The Democrats are better off if the papal address is treated like an opera while the Republicans would be better off with a symphony.
Ever since Pope Francis' visit to Cuba was announced, Cuban church officials have billed him as the "missionary of mercy."
And it's an important mission, some Cubans say, so that the country and its people -- living in and outside of Cuba -- can move forward. The pope's message of mercy is exactly what Cuba needs, some say.
"Cuba needs mercy because Cubans have been divided even inside Cuba, and Cubans have been divided even outside Cuba," said Eduardo Azcarate, born in Havana but who now lives in Falls Church, Va.