The Lives Beyond the Wall

January 23, 2017

Vol.216 / No.2

January 23, 2017

Faith The Word
Michael SimoneJanuary 23, 2017

Everyone will be salted with fire. (Mk 9:49)

Politics & Society Last Take
Cokie RobertsJanuary 06, 2017

Do not expect a return to the days when comity could be coaxed with a little (or a lot) of bourbon and branch.

Arts & Culture Culture
Phil NahlikJanuary 10, 2017

The second installment of the BBC series treats animals like movie stars.

Politics & Society Culture
Robert David SullivanJanuary 10, 2017

After decades of books that described presidential campaigns as thrill rides, political scientists have begun to push back.

At the March for Life on Jan. 22, 2016, a police officer warns pro-choice activists to make way for pro-life marchers. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)
Politics & Society Opinion
Elizabeth BruenigJanuary 09, 2017

Activists do not yet seem to have developed plans for engaging voters on the opposing side.

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan receives the gavel from House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi on Jan. 3. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)
Politics & Society Signs Of the Times
Robert David SullivanJanuary 12, 2017

The pro-life movement may be one of the biggest beneficiaries as the Republicans take control of both the White House and Congress.

(AP Photo/Felix Marquez)
Politics & Society Signs Of the Times
Jan-Albert HootsenJanuary 12, 2017

Social unrest swept across Mexico in early January as protests over a hike in gasoline prices escalated into acts of looting, riots and blockades of highways.