News Analysis

Faith News Analysis
J.D. Long-GarcíaDecember 21, 2017
For those who were sexually abused by priests, the news of Cardinal Bernard Law’s death evoked an avalanche of emotions.
House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin leaves the House Chamber after voting on the Republican tax bill on Dec. 19. Republicans muscled the most sweeping rewrite of the nation's tax laws in more than three decades through the House. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Politics & Society News Analysis
Kevin ClarkeDecember 20, 2017
“We ask that [the president] take into account the full consequences of its provisions and work with Congress to remedy them before signing a tax bill into law.”
In this Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2002 file photo, Cardinal Bernard Law, right, departs a news conference during the second day of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops annual meeting in Washington (AP Photo/Ken Lambert, File).
Politics & Society News Analysis
James Martin, SJDecember 20, 2017
Buried beneath the shock and anger is a searing question: How could this happen?
Politics & Society News Analysis
James Martin, SJDecember 15, 2017
Blaming celibacy is an enormous simplification that leaves out many important causes.
Faith News Analysis
Brianne JacobsDecember 05, 2017
Three reasons why sexual harassment violates Catholic social teaching
Politics & Society News Analysis
James T. KeaneNovember 17, 2017
In response to a query from America, Steve Bannon said, “The daily examen has become a tool for me to lead a better, more fulfilled life.”