The furor over a chance meeting between Catholic high school students and Native American protesters underscores the need to listen and learn from indigenous voices.
The extensive New York Times series in support of legal abortion unfolds as if the last 46 years of the abortion debate following Roe v. Wade never happened and did not need to.
The latest five-year farm bill continues a pattern of subsidizing corporations while squeezing every last drop of use out of farm families and cropland.
Polarized times tempt danger, such as the very real authoritarian surge happening around the world right now. But necessary changes often take place during periods of tumult, not tranquility.
In his annual address to diplomats at the Vatican, Pope Francis condemned isolationism and called on nations to act out of “concern for the whole human family and its needs.”
Catholics have every right to demand action, but there must be discernment and prayer before making decisions. Then comes the courage to enact necessary change.