Last Take

President-elect Joe Biden speaks at a rally at Belle Isle Casino in Detroit, Mich., on Oct. 31. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
J. Kevin Appleby November 16, 2020
As only the second Catholic president, Joe Biden can renew communication and collaboration with church leaders, writes J. Kevin Appleby. But only if mutual respect prevails.
J.D. Long-García October 27, 2020
Zoom meetings and virtual conferences don’t usually start with music, laughter and dancing, but that’s how V Encuentro does it.
Eileen Markey October 26, 2020
The death of renowned reporter Jim Dwyer is a loss for New York City—as well as for all the people he influenced, informed, or touched in other ways over the course of an impressive life.
Sam Rocha October 02, 2020
The five most memorable books of Sam Rocha's summer formed "a resounding counterfactual rebuke of the cottage industry reporting the doom of Catholic academia."
Anti-Catholic bias may not be as blatant as when John F. Kennedy entered the White House, but it still arises in subtle forms. (Wikimedia Commons)
Fay Vincent September 28, 2020
Fay Vincent, the former commissioner of Major League Baseball, recalls anti-Catholic bias and asks if it is now taking more subtle forms, including attacks on the ”dogma” of Amy Coney Barrett.
Erika Bachiochi September 24, 2020
To realize Ginsburg’s vision for authentic equality between men and women, we will have to point our children to those who recognize unborn life not as a hindrance but as the reason for greater solidarity with one another.