Former Col. Inocente Orlando Montano Morales is one of 20 Salvadoran military men indicted in 2011 for the murder of six Jesuit priests, their cook and her daughter.
We say: The agreement with Iran is a practical, common-sense approach with the right kinds of carrots and sticks to keep all sides motivated and engaged.
Pope Francis is considering making a stop in Cuba during his upcoming trip to the United States in September, but nothing has been confirmed, the Vatican announced Friday.
Francis -- who was credited by both the U.S. and Cuba in December for helping facilitate the landmark beginning of normalization of relations between the two countries -- "has taken into consideration the idea" of visiting the island nation, the Vatican said.
An hourlong meeting Saturday between U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro marked the first such personal encounter between the leaders of the two neighboring countries since 1958.
The session held during the Summit on the Americas, in which Cuba participated for the first time, was the most visible step toward ending a half century of strained relations dating back to the Cuban revolution.
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.
Anti-Semitic incidents in the U.S. spiked 21 percent last year, unsettling many American Jews who thought hatred of Jews and Judaism was on the decline at home.
Eco Catholic: Catholics in the U.S. will fast Monday as part of an international campaign geared toward greater awareness of and unity on climate change.
Noam Chomsky, an American linguist and political dissident, has called the Islamic State terrorist group one of the "main effects" of the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq.
The remark was made Monday in an interview with Democracy Now!
NCR Today: Suddenly, the possibility of the U.S. supporting international resolutions sanctioning Israel or in favor of the Palestinians is no longer fictional.
Making a Difference: Instead of fueling war, we need to pressure our government to provide assistance to those suffering because of the Islamic State.