Armed men stand on the steps at the State Capitol after a rally in support of President Donald Trump in Lansing, Mich., on Jan. 6, 2021. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Kevin Clarke
It can happen again.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Sam Rocha
Catholics in the United States who frequently use the expressions “culture of death” and “dictatorship of relativism” increasingly inhabit—and have helped to build—a world that these slogans describe.
Politics & SocietyNews
Charles C. Camosy
To overcome some pro-lifers’ shameful alliance with Trump, the movement must become more like Pope Francis, writes Charles Camosy.
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)
Politics & SocietyNews Analysis
Sam Sawyer, S.J.
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.
FaithFaith and Reason
Michael Baxter
As we give thanks for John Courtney Murray, S.J., we should probably temper our gratitude and be mindful that “the Murray project,” as it is sometimes called, brings with it some caveats.
Photo of Will Arbery, upper left, and “Heroes of the Fourth Turning,” upper right, courtesy Playwrights Horizon. Bottom photo: Catholic News Service
Arts & CultureInterviews
Rob Weinert-Kendt
“There’s a war coming, dude,” says one character to another in “Heroes of the Fourth Turning.” Was she right?