News Analysis

House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., visits with Bishop Michael F. Olson of Fort Worth, Texas, at Catholic Charities Fort Worth campus, April 3 (CNS photo/Juan Guajardo, North Texas Catholic Magazine).
Jason Blakely May 04, 2018
The conflict between Mr. Ryan’s libertarianism and his Catholicism rests on rival anthropologies.
Palestinian protesters evacuate a wounded youth who was shot by Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel on April 13. Palestinians streamed to tent camps on Gaza's border with Israel for a third mass protest. (AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra)
Drew Christiansen, S.J. April 13, 2018
Hamas, it seems, has taken Israeli contempt for Palestinian life as a cultural and political weakness that Gazans can turn against the oppressor state.
Bernard G. Prusak April 11, 2018
A proposed bill in the United Kingdom seeks “to clarify the extent to which a medical practitioner with a conscientious objection may refrain from participating in certain medical activities.”
Archbishop Angelo De Donatis, papal vicar for the Diocese of Rome, holds a copy of Pope Francis' exhortation, "Gaudete et Exsultate" ("Rejoice and Be Glad"), during a news conference on the exhortation at the Vatican April 9. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Robert P. Imbelli April 09, 2018
Examining “Gaudete et Exsultate” from the viewpoint of St. Ignatius’ meditation on the two standards.
J.D. Long-García March 16, 2018
This week’s top U.S.-Latino Catholic news
J.D. Long-García March 02, 2018
V Encuentro: How to reach fallen-away Latino Catholics