A Trump supporter reacts after a protester grabs the hat off his head outside the Target Center in Minneapolis, following a campaign rally led by President Donald Trump on Oct. 10. (Renee Jones Schneider/Star Tribune via AP)
Politics & Society Short Take
Holly Taylor CoolmanOctober 15, 2019
Those who oppose Mr. Trump can make the case that supporters should change their minds, writes Holly Taylor Coolman, but to make this case glibly or derisively is to ignore political realities.
Faith Dispatches
Melissa VidaOctober 14, 2019
On Oct. 14, 2018, he was canonized by Pope Francis. Today, Salvadorans ask themselves what the transition from “Msgr. Romero”—what he has been called in El Salvador for decades—to “St. Romero” means for his legacy.
Pope Francis, tweeting about the new saints he recognized Oct. 13, inadvertently used a hashtag connected to the New Orleans Saints football team. But fans appreciated it, as did the team. (CNS photo)
Faith News
A hashtag mix-up caused a papal tweet meant to give thanks for the Catholic Church's newest saints to be read as Pope Francis showing support for the New Orleans Saints' football team.
Domenico Giani, lead bodyguard for Pope Francis and head of the Vatican police force, keeps watch as the pope leaves his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican May 1, 2019. Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Giani Oct. 14, nearly two weeks after an internal security notice was leaked to the Italian press. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O’ConnellOctober 14, 2019
Domenico Giani resigned after being unable to identify the source of a leak of a confidential Vatican security notice connected to ongoing financial investigations.
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O’ConnellOctober 13, 2019
The cardinal archbishop of Westminster came to Rome with 15 English and Welsh bishops to concelebrate the Mass in which Pope Francis declared Newman a saint, the first British saint to be born after 1800.
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Luke Hansen, S.J.October 13, 2019
Participants expressed support for proposals to ordain women deacons and warned of the deadly consequences of climate change.
Politics & Society News
J.D. Long-GarcíaOctober 13, 2019
The racism that is now a part of public life must be named and opposed, Bishop Mark J. Seitz of El Paso, Tex., said in a new pastoral letter.
Banners showing new Sts. Giuseppina Vannini and John Henry Newman hang from the facade of St. Peter's Basilica as Pope Francis celebrates the canonization Mass for five new saints in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican Oct. 13, 2019. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O’ConnellOctober 13, 2019
The new saints include three women religious who cared for the poor and the sick, a laywoman mystic and the most significant English Catholic theologian of modern times.
Members of Syrian National Army, known as the Free Syrian Army, react as they drive on top of an armored vehicle Oct. 11, 2019, in the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar. Dozens of advocacy organizations participating in the International Religious Freedom Roundtable called on U.S. President Donald Trump "not to abandon Christians, Yazidis and Kurds" in the Syrian border region that Turkey is bombing. (CNS photo/Murad Sezer, Reuters)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kevin ClarkeOctober 12, 2019
Bashar Warda, C.Ss.R., the Chaldean Catholic Archbishop of Erbil in Iraqi-Kurdistan, urged all parties in the new conflict between Turkey and the Kurdish and allied militias of the Syrian Democratic Forces “to remember at all times their obligations to protect innocent civilians.”
Medical Mission Sister Birgit Weiler speaks at a news conference after a session of the Synod of Bishops for the Amazon at the Vatican Oct. 11, 2019. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) 
Faith News
Sister Birgit Weiler told journalists on Oct. 11 that such changes would allow the church to become “a community of sisters and brothers, sharing faith, discerning together.”
Democratic presidential candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks during the Power of our Pride Town Hall Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, in Los Angeles. The LGBTQ-focused town hall featured nine 2020 Democratic presidential candidates. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Politics & Society News
Michael J. O’LoughlinOctober 11, 2019
The questions focused on how candidates would handle issues affecting L.G.B.T. Americans should they be elected president.
Arts & Culture Television
Jim McDermottOctober 11, 2019
A story about a patriarch who keeps humiliating his children.
Arts & Culture Books
Ryan Di CorpoOctober 11, 2019
In all, Father Collins understands Newman not as “a stainless saint,” but as a dutiful friend and a multifaceted defender of the Catholic faith. 
Faith Examen
James Martin, S.J.October 11, 2019
The Rev. James Martin, S.J., leads listeners through an Examen on paying attention to and appreciating the beauty of creation.
Faith Dispatches
Sean Salai, S.J.October 11, 2019
The Rev. Dr. Will Adam, an official in the Anglican Communion, offers his perspective on the upcoming canonization of John Henry Newman.
Faith News
The Vatican hung banners of the Catholic Church's newly canonized saints four days before the Mass that would officially recognize that they are in heaven with God.
Politics & Society News
A panel of religious leaders at Georgetown University advised Oct. 2 that Christians should look to the Gospel for how to respond toward others in a national political environment pushing division.
Activists and supporters block the street outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington on Oct. 8, 2019, as it hears arguments in three major employment discrimination cases on whether federal civil rights law prohibiting workplace discrimination on the "basis of sex" covers gay and transgender employees. (CNS photo/Jonathan Ernst, Reuters)
Politics & Society News Analysis
Michael J. O’LoughlinOctober 11, 2019
How faith-based employers could be affected by a ruling in favor of L.G.B.T. employees remains to be seen. More than 20 states and Washington, D.C., have passed job protections for L.G.B.T. people.
Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsOctober 11, 2019
Mr. Trump's turnabout is bad for the Kurds, bad for the campaign against ISIS and bad for whatever still remains of the nation’s international credibility.
Faith Jesuitical
JesuiticalOctober 11, 2019
A conversation with Gabriella Jeakle about learning to live with loneliness at college and beyond