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.
Father James Martin: An alarming number of Catholic clergy contributed to an environment that led to the fatal riots at the U.S. Capitol.
Six Catholics are on the Supreme Court. What they should do on death penalty cases isn’t clear—or satisfying.
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.
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.
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.