Politics & Society NewsKurt Jensen - Catholic News ServiceOctober 08, 2019
Kevin McAleenan was supposed to be the keynote speaker at the 16th annual Immigration Law and Policy Conference at Georgetown University Law Center the morning of Oct. 7, but chanting protesters drowned him out for several minutes.
Politics & Society NewsKurt Jensen - Catholic News ServiceOctober 01, 2019
The genocide conducted by the Islamic State against Christian communities in Iraq and Syria has turned into continued harassment by Iran-backed militias and shows no signs of abating soon.
Politics & Society NewsKurt Jensen - Catholic News ServiceSeptember 24, 2019
The pro-life community is cheering a report released Sept. 18 that indicates the number and rate of abortions nationwide have fallen to their lowest levels since the Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision legalized abortion on demand in 1973.
Politics & Society NewsKurt Jensen - Catholic News ServiceJune 18, 2019
Georgetown University's Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life panel discussed the ongoing clergy sexual abuse crisis. It was, moderator John Carr observed, the seventh time the initiative had focused exclusively on it.
Politics & Society NewsKurt Jensen - Catholic News ServiceNovember 21, 2018
Exit polls showed that Catholic voters "split right down the middle." Reflecting the growing number of Hispanic voters, 50 percent of Catholics overall said they voted for Democrats, while 49 percent voted for Republicans.
Faith CultureKurt Jensen - Catholic News ServiceOctober 26, 2018
With Father O’Malley, Crosby “concocted a fantasy priest—a perfect, albeit celibate, man.”
Faith NewsKurt Jensen - Catholic News ServiceOctober 19, 2018
Next year's March for Life plans to fortify its pro-life message with science that proves life begins at conception and with a specific focus on stem-cell research.
Faith NewsKurt Jensen - Catholic News ServiceSeptember 25, 2018
Robert George, a professor of jurisprudence at Princeton University, suggested in a Sept. 20 talk that although the Universal Declaration of Human Rights doesn't mention this, its demand for respect for human dignity should even extend to the unborn.
Faith NewsKurt Jensen - Catholic News ServiceSeptember 14, 2018
The chairman of the U.S. bishops' Committee for Religious Liberty told a Washington audience Sept. 12 he is concerned about a "steady movement" in the U.S. away from religious institutions and an erosion in the view that religious liberty must be valued.
Faith NewsKurt Jensen - Catholic News ServiceMay 17, 2018
The fight against human trafficking and sexual exploitation may need its own #MeToo moment.