Criminal Justice

Bishop Richard J. Malone of Buffalo, N.Y., speaks during a news conference Nov. 16 during the 2015 fall general assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Baltimore. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)
Michael J. O’Loughlin August 24, 2018
The Diocese of Buffalo faces criticism that it has mishandled allegations of sexual misconduct by priests and as it weathers calls for an independent investigation into its practices.
Cristhian Bahena Rivera is escorted into the Poweshiek County Courthouse for his initial court appearance, Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, in Montezuma, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
J.D. Long-García August 23, 2018
“The president has turned immigration into simply good people, bad people and a wall.”
Bishop Lawrence T. Persico of Erie, Pa., speaks during a meeting in late January at the headquarters of U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Washington. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn) 
Some details about what's in the report have been made public, including that it will identify more than 300 “predator priests.”
Mary Buser August 09, 2018
Forgiveness remains one of the toughest virtues to embrace, and nothing is harder than forgiving the most reviled among us.
America This Week August 02, 2018
Our Aug 1 guest is Julia Walsh.
America This Week July 18, 2018
Our July 18 guest is Olga Segura, an associate editor at America.