Migrants benefit from Mercy Sisters' ministry of presence

The Sisters of Mercy have focused their ministries on five critical concerns: Earth, immigration, nonviolence, racism and women.

Advocates for poor expect new SNAP rule will boost hunger nationwide

Catholic advocates for poor people decried a new federal rule that tightens work requirements which determine eligibility for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and is expected to force hundreds of thousands to lose food stamps.

Shareholder advocates alarmed that SEC proposal would limit their voice

Proposals from the Securities and Exchange Commission would change how small shareholders of corporate stock, such as religious congregations, advocate for human dignity and a safer planet.

Shareholders push U.S. telecom firms to tackle online child sexual abuse

Online child sexual abuse is a booming international business and religious congregations holding stocks in major telecom firms are stepping up their advocacy to thwart it.