Six Catholic organizations have endorsed a wide-ranging platform calling for urgent attention to the nation's democratic principles.
Because of Trump administration policies regarding immigration and migrants, certain immigration judges are wary that their decisions might get them fired.
"I'm not as bad as they paint me," McCarrick told Slate, which posted interview comments in an article Sept. 3. "I do not believe that I did the things that they accused me of."
The Catholic Church in the United States and the survivors of the Parkland school shooting both want to achieve the same goal: ending gun violence in this country.
The grand jury report, released Aug. 14, 2018, was based on a monthslong investigation into alleged abuse in the dioceses of Pittsburgh, Allentown, Scranton, Erie, Harrisburg and Greensburg, Pennsylvania. It covered a 70-year period starting in 1947.
According to the survey, which was released Aug. 13, 54 percent of Americans believe abortion should be legal in all or most cases, while 40 percent believe it should be illegal in most or all cases—numbers essentially unchanged since 2014.
For a population that has seen growing displacement, poverty, fighting and chaos over much of the past six years, it is a relief, Bishop Nongo-Aziagbia told Catholic News Service.
On a scale where 0 is best and 10 is worst, the U.S. score on individual and social group hostilities soared from 3.3 in 2007 to 8.4 in 2017 -- the most recent year studied -- which qualified as the highest in the region.