News Analysis

A residence hall formerly named for Flannery O'Connor at Loyola University Maryland in Baltimore is seen in this undated photo. It is being renamed for Sister Thea Bowman. (CNS photo/courtesy Loyola University Maryland via Catholic Review) 
Angela Alaimo O'Donnell, a former Loyola professor, is spearheading an effort for the university to reconsider its decision.
Thomas J. Reese looks at over 160 press releases to analyze the posture of the U.S. bishops toward the Trump administration.
In recent years, Catholic voters, a once-reliable Democratic constituency, have been up for grabs.
Demonstrators in San Diego rally in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program on June 18. (CNS photo/Mike Blake, Reuters)
J.D. Long-García July 22, 2020
The Supreme Court has given a reprieve to DACA recipients worried about deportation. But J.D. Long-García reports that they will not rest until they secure a pathway to citizenship.
07.08.2020 In this 2016 file photo, Sister Loraine Marie Maguire, mother provincial of the Denver-based Little Sisters of the Poor, speaks to the media outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington. (CNS photo/Joshua Roberts, Reuters)
Ellen K. Boegel July 10, 2020
Justice Clarence Thomas’s majority opinion is a decisive win for religious rights advocates, but it may not be the last chapter in this story.
It is up to individual Catholics to make the case to church leaders.