• Report shows worldwide assaults on religious freedom

    Report shows worldwide assaults on religious freedom

    • May 3, 2016

    WASHINGTON — Religious freedom remains under “serious and sustained assault” around the globe, according to a new annual report from the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. “At best, in most of the countries we cover, religious freedom conditions have failed to improve,” commission chairman Robert P. George said Monday

  • Europe’s bishops call unified line on refugee crisis ‘impossible’

    Europe’s bishops call unified line on refugee crisis ‘impossible’

    • May 3, 2016

    ROME— Despite Pope Francis’ repeated calls for a comprehensive Catholic response to the European refugee crisis, Europe’s bishops declared Tuesday they don’t have a common line, arguing that the differing realities of each country makes a uniform response impossible. “We have talked long about migration, but the problem can’t be