Christians should apologize for helping to marginalize gays, pope says

ABOARD THE PAPAL FLIGHT FROM ARMENIA (CNS) — Catholics and other Christians not only must apologize to the gay community, they must ask forgiveness of God for ways they have discriminated against homosexual persons or fostered hostility toward them, Pope Francis said.

Family's journey puts human face on Supreme Court's immigration ruling

TRENTON, N.J. (CNS) — "What's the point of working so hard in school if you're going to end up cutting grass?" Those words stick with Jose Aguilar two decades later. He was sitting in a New Jersey classroom, a teenager in the country without legal documents, and took his ex-Marine teacher's hard-nosed advice as license to, as he puts it, "give up."

With decision on Texas law, women across U.S. 'just lost,' says pro-lifer

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Just after 10 a.m. June 27 in Washington, Kristan Hawkins, director of Students for Life, made an announcement to her small rally in front of the Supreme Court: "Women across America just lost!"