News Analysis

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Ryan Di Corpo November 06, 2019
The quest for profit goes too far, he said, when businesses desert the workers and communities that made them profitable in the first place simply to make goods more cheaply in other countries.
Bishop Edward K. Braxton of Belleville, Ill., speaks from the floor during last year's the fall general assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Baltimore. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)
Michael J. O’Loughlin November 05, 2019
The bishops will elect new leaders, consider new language about Catholics engaging in politics and hear an update about sex abuse accountability procedures adopted earlier this year.
Activists and supporters block the street outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington on Oct. 8, 2019, as it hears arguments in three major employment discrimination cases on whether federal civil rights law prohibiting workplace discrimination on the "basis of sex" covers gay and transgender employees. (CNS photo/Jonathan Ernst, Reuters)
Michael J. O’Loughlin October 11, 2019
How faith-based employers could be affected by a ruling in favor of L.G.B.T. employees remains to be seen. More than 20 states and Washington, D.C., have passed job protections for L.G.B.T. people.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has a plan for universal child care-and it is being scrutinized through a "pro-life" perspective.
Migrants from Central America seeking asylum in the United States cross the Rio Grande near Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, on June 11. (CNS photo/Jose Luis Gonzalez, Reuters)
Kevin Clarke September 20, 2019
The U.S.C.C.B. and Jesuit leaders have renewed their criticism of the Trump administration's treatment of migrants.
Anti-Brexit demonstrators march at Parliament Square, in London, on Tuesday, Sept. 3. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)
David Stewart September 03, 2019
Boris Johnson is trying to run out the clock and force a no-deal Brexit, writes David Stewart in his analysis of British politics. But suspending Parliament may be pushing things too far.