From the moment news broke about James Foley's death, he has been called a martyr. Yet the characterization has left others uneasy.
Pope Francis said the use of force can be justified to stop "unjust aggressors" such as Islamic State militants in Iraq, but he declined to endorse U.S. airstrikes.
They set out, alone and terrified, on a treacherous journey for the promised land: a mass exodus of children, some as young as 4.
Q and A: Culture wars have been engrained in American society since the 1970s. Dayton University's Vince Miller on why millennials reject culture wars and where politics go from here.
Column: Want to read something substantial, but you're all Francis'd out? Here are 10 summer spiritual books to consider.
Despite fevered speculation, the Vatican says Pope Francis has not advanced slain Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero toward sainthood -- at least, not yet.
Distinctly Catholic: The Salvadoran church is poised to make a major announcement. Could it be that Archbishop Oscar Romero will soon be beatified?
A judge in Miami ruled that former Salvadoran Gen. Jose Guillermo Garcia "assisted or otherwise participated in" torture and assassinations, including the death of Archbishop Oscar Romero.
I remember the chilling news stories in 1994. There was genocide in Rwanda. Between 500,000 and 1 million Tutsis were murdered by the dominant Hutus in that country. This week marks the 20th anniversary of the beginning of that horrific event.
This week on "Interfaith Voices," I interviewed a BBC reporter who covered that story on the ground: David Belton. Also part of the interview was Cameron Hudson, the director of policy for the Center for the Prevention of Genocide at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.
El Salvador's next president is not likely to end the country's controversial amnesty law that has shielded war criminals from prosecution in the killings of thousands of Salvadorans.