• Mexico’s religious liberty problem shows in priest prosecution

    Mexico’s religious liberty problem shows in priest prosecution

    • Dec 9, 2016

    A decision by Mexico’s electoral watchdog that two politicians and the local priest are guilty of violating the country’s laws keeping religion out of politics show that, despite recent freedom of religion amendments, the country still lacks proper laws in this area. A religious affairs journalist reports.

  • President Trump may not get an invite to Notre Dame graduation

    President Trump may not get an invite to Notre Dame graduation

    • Dec 5, 2016

    Notre Dame’s president, Father John Jenkins, is uncertain of whether the incoming U.S. president, Donald Trump, would be an appropriate choice for the commencement speech. The university has already been under fire in 2009 when Jenkins invited President Obama, causing uproar due to his stance on abortion.

  • Congolese bishops renew offer to mediate election crisis

    Congolese bishops renew offer to mediate election crisis

    • Dec 5, 2016

    Catholic bishops in Congo have renewed their offer to mediate the election crisis to prevent the country from “sinking into an uncontrollable situation,” a statement reads. “Despite all divergences, we believe a political compromise is still possible if the main parties get involved and prove their goodwill around the table.”