Eco Catholic: "Certain things are sacrosanct, and a direct attack on coal is just not going to work in West Virginia."
Pope Francis, the U.S. Bishops Conference and a growing number of secular experts support an alternative, "restorative," type of justice that could improve the US criminal justice system.
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A judge has approved a plan that will allow the Milwaukee archdiocese to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy after nearly five years of legal battles over clergy sex abuse.
Eco Catholic: The reality of life without coal has become a pressing issue overdue for real discussion, said a West Virginia priest.
Preview: A women religious group has occupied a special place in the Earth justice movement for decades, bridging social justice silos that operate as though progress were a zero-sum game.
In bust or boom, it didn't matter when African-Americans bought their home -- they lost money, study says.
Preview: Some see sainthood in the larger-than-life spirit of Franciscan Fr. Mychal Judge, who died giving last rites to a firefighter in the north tower of the World Trade Center.
Activists and lawyers say that behind the shocking video of a sheriff's deputy slamming an African-American high school student, lies a nationwide problem known as the school-to-prison pipeline.
Movie Review: Director Abigail Disney, great niece of Walt Disney, has helmed a documentary aimed right at the ethical and moral heart of the gun-toting American Christian community.