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Politics & SocietyShort Take
Paul D. McNelis, S.J.
President Biden is playing the long game in trying to revitalize the economy after Covid. It may take a long time to figure out how to measure the results.
FaithFaith in Focus
Jim McDermott
President Joe Biden installed a new touch of his own to the White House: a framed copy of a “Hagar the Horrible” cartoon. In it, Hagar yells to the sky, “Why me?” to which God replies, “Why not?”
Politics & SocietyNews
Darlene Superville - Associated Press
President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, helped a Washington food kitchen prepare Thanksgiving meals for the needy before they left town to resume their family tradition of spending the holiday on tiny Nantucket Island.
Michael J. O’Loughlin
After months of speculation that the document could offer guidance to empower individual bishops to deny Communion to pro-choice politicians, the document only obliquely references Catholics in public life.
Inside the Vatican
On this deep dive episode of “Inside the Vatican,” producer Maggi Van Dorn and host Colleen Dulle dig into the history of the U.S. bishops’ engagement with political issues and give some background on today’s “Communion wars.”
Gloria Purvis
Gloria Purvis speaks with Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco about some of the most contested issues in the Catholic Church today.