Christian faith leaders pledged anew to build a “circle of protection” around vital social programs identified for deep spending cuts under President Donald Trump’s fiscal year 2018 budget, saying their action is consistent with biblical principles.
Cardinal Jaime Ortega is calling for a continued dialogue and encounter between Cuba and the United States.
Countless immigrants across the country live in a climate of fear sparked by actions in the new administration, including President Donald Trump’s plan to build a U.S.-Mexico wall, his executive order on immigration enforcement and several highly public raids.
In a series of tweets June 5, U.S. President Donald Trump seemed to express frustration with his own lawyers’ efforts to push forward with a revised version of a plan that seeks to temporarily ban travelers and refugees from certain majority Muslim countries, and said the lawyers “should have stayed with the original travel ban.”
In a gathering on Catholic Social Teaching in Georgetown, Cardinal Peter Turkson, a top adviser to Pope Francis, questioned how well President Donald Trump’s declarations of “America first” serve understanding across the broader global community.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, based in Richmond, issued a 10-3 ruling May 25 to uphold a Maryland federal court’s injunction against President Donald Trump’s temporary travel ban.
Under tight security and led by the traditional kawas honor guard announcing the way with the thumping of their ornamental staffs, President Donald Trump made his way by foot through the Old City’s alleyways to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher May 22.
Looking for areas of agreement and shared principles — his basic recipe for creating “a culture of encounter,” Pope Francis will welcome U.S. President Donald Trump to the Vatican.
While the investigations into the very first alleged apparitions at Medjugorje in must continue, Pope Francis said he has doubts about claims that Mary continues to appear in the village of Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Bishop writes a book that grapples with the thorny issues of immigration, regarding both legal immigrants and unauthorized immigrants, as well as education, youth formation, political activism and encouraging voting. But it was written before the political catapulting of Donald Trump as the Republican presidential nominee and then his election as president.