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Politics & SocietyShort Take
Bill McCormick, S.J.
In persecuting the Catholic Church and expelling the Society of Jesus, Daniel Ortega is carrying on this terrible legacy. But will it work?
Arts & CultureShort Take
Michael O'Brien
When Notre Dame meets Navy in a football game in Dublin tomorrow, it will give us all a chance to remember that old Irish adage: "There is no strength without unity."
FaithShort Take
Kathleen Bonnette
Bishop Barron may be correct that the church has become intellectually weaker, but the way to truth is to continue inviting the voices of those who have been marginalized in the past.
The Muslim American vote is growing, and that represents an opportunity for the Republican Party. In photo: participants in the annual Muslim Day Parade along Madison Avenue in New York City on Sept. 25, 2022. (iStock/Ryan Rahman)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Paul James Macrae
In Montgomery County, Md., Muslim parents have been protesting a sex-ed curriculum they say is insensitive to religious belief. Is this local battle a warning sign for Democrats nationally?
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Mary Hallan FioRito
In the year following Dobbs, accurate reporting on any story even remotely tangential to abortion is not to be expected.
Catholic schools may lose the ability to enforce dress codes, among other policies, if they “go public” and become charter schools. In this 2016 file photo, students in dress shirts and sweaters read at their desks at Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School in Takoma Park, Md. (OSV Newsnphoto/CNS file, Jaclyn Lippelmann, Catholic Standard)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Kathleen Porter-Magee
Oklahoma has approved public funding for what would be the nation’s first Catholic charter school. What could be the trade-offs in terms of autonomy and religious freedom?