Faith and Reason

Massimo Faggioli January 19, 2021
At this juncture in American political and religious history, John Courtney Murray has something to say for the Catholic Church trying to recover a sense of itself in the public square.
 Supporters of President Donald Trump join in prayer outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington Jan. 6, 2021, where U.S. Congress will meet in joint session to certify the Electoral College vote for President-elect Joe Biden. (CNS photo/Mike Theiler, Reuters)
James Martin, S.J. January 12, 2021
Father James Martin: An alarming number of Catholic clergy contributed to an environment that led to the fatal riots at the U.S. Capitol.
Aaron Pidel December 15, 2020
Where should a pope who has embodied “the first shall be last” stand in line?
Nathaniel Romano, S.J. November 30, 2020
The Trump administration’s speed-up of federal executions is bringing new scrutiny to Catholic judges. Nathaniel V. Romano, S.J., writes about the challenges facing the faithful in a pluralist political system.
Patrick Manning November 17, 2020
Christian communities can criticize and resist current trends toward faith deconstruction, but they may only succeed in pushing more people out into the wilderness where they are less likely to find the life-giving waters for which they thirst.
Sergio Lopez November 03, 2020
What role does religion have to play for a leader facing his darkest hours? In the midst of civil war, in the valley of despair, Abraham Lincoln grappled with this question.