(RNS) — A congregation seeking justice for the tortured and the torturers have had their prayer answered by an unlikely source: Hollywood.
Three paradigms for resisting when nationalism is on the march. But will any be strong enough?
VATICAN CITY (RNS) In a strongly worded statement, Francis says immigration is 'growing into a tragic situation of global proportions' and children are being exploited by the 'unscrupulous' as they flee violence and poverty.
ROME (RNS) Hassan Mustafa Osama Nasr had been given political asylum and was living in Milan when he was snatched from a street in February 2003.
(RNS) As someone who works in faith-based advocacy, I wonder how prudent it is to lift Justice Scalia up as an authentically Catholic voice.
Abedini told Fox News that while in Tehran's Evin prison he was beaten by interrogators, was left with an al-Qaida prisoner who tried to kill him and watched people screaming and crying while taken to be hanged.
(RNS) Standing for the persecuted is not just a moral imperative; it is a practical necessity for any country seeking to enhance stability and protect its security and that of its citizens.
(RNS) Thursday's prison visit is an opportunity for President Obama to expand and grow the legacy he hopes to leave as a criminal-justice reformer.
Think of me as a dissenting center-left southern evangelical Christian.
Guest Post: The challenges with the valuing of human life in the context of terrorism and torture.
(RNS) Certainly the mind of Christ is not divided on the issue, so why does the church not speak unequivocally with one voice on matters like torture?
On getting the prophetic word out on the Senate Intelligence Committee report.
(RNS) For many in our country, including people of faith, and certainly for those in the back rooms of the entertainment industry, torture sells as an antidote to fear. But it doesn’t work.
It's their responsibility as teachers.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Francis also took aim at practices that have been hotly debated in the U.S, such as the so-called "extraordinary rendition" of terror suspects to other countries.
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