Distinctly Catholic: A split Supreme Court decision on immigration reform in the U.S. while the U.K.'s voters opt to leave the European Union.
Opinion: The United Kingdom gives asylum to those who are fleeing religious persecution, but they use a vetting method scientifically shown to fail.
Distinctly Catholic: Should the UK stay or leave the European Union? A referendum will decide the matter next week.
If Britain votes to leave the European Union, Scotland's independence could remain a live issue for its five million inhabitants, 17 percent of whom are Catholic.
Irish clerical abuse survivor Marie Collins, a member of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, spoke to NCR and called Vatican bureaucracy "very difficult."
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Pope Francis was unwittingly thrust into the center of a long-running diplomatic dispute between Argentina and the United Kingdom after holding a sign calling for dialogue over the Falkland Islands.
Making a Difference: While this agreement is not perfect -- very few agreements are -- it is a solid, good agreement for the world.
An English archbishop has reminded Catholics of the achievements of one of their country's most famous migrant athletes just days ahead of a general election in which immigration will feature as a major issue.
Archbishop Peter Smith of Southwark, vice president of the Bishops' Conference of England and Wales, held up Mo Farah as an example of why migrants should not be feared, saying his life was a "wonderful story of optimism and hope."
This season of the year, when Jews celebrate their movement from slavery to freedom at Passover and Christians celebrate Jesus' journey from death to new life on Easter Sunday, I often scour the news of the world for signs of new Passovers and new Easters in today's world.