News Analysis

Sen. Rand Paul, Republican of Kentucky, makes a motion that the impeachment trial against former President Donald Trump is unconstitutional at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, on Jan. 26. (Senate Television via AP)
Sam Sawyer, S.J. January 27, 2021
The Republican Party has steadily devalued the meaning of “unconstitutional” in its defense of Donald Trump, writes Sam Sawyer, S.J., undermining the best legal argument of the pro-life movement.
Bill McCormick, S.J. January 20, 2021
The full context of Augustine’s line is perhaps not as rosy as Joe Biden might have suggested.
Nicholas D. Sawicki January 19, 2021
Joe Biden will deliver his inaugural address just two weeks after an ‘unprecedented attack on our democracy,’ says former White House speechwriter Terry Szuplat. We can expect a call for unity—and accountability.
Michael J. O’Loughlin January 13, 2021
Ms. Power, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and human rights advocate, served as a co-chair of Mr. Biden’s Catholic outreach group.
James T. Keane December 30, 2020
Who were some of the U.S. Catholics who were regularly in the news this past year?
Molly Cahill December 15, 2020
Joe Biden’s Catholic faith was on full display as he quoted a prayer cherished by many Catholics: “Where there is doubt, faith. Where there is darkness, light.”