Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, center, leads the opening prayer Nov. 12 during the fall general assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Baltimore. Also pictured are Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles, vice president of the USCCB, and Msgr. J. Brian Bransfield, general secretary. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)
U.S. bishops tell the authors of a groundbreaking new book that they feel a duty to speak out on issues of the day, but they must tread carefully with a secular press and fallout from the sexual abuse crisis.
Walter J. Ong November 10, 2018
If a product of an age is entirely free from criticism, it is something of great interest.
The Editors November 02, 2018
The apparently state-sanctioned murder of Mr. Khashoggi offers the administration an opportunity to step back and reassess not just its relationship with the Saudi royal family but the overall mission of the United States throughout the Middle East.
Central American migrants reach the shore on the Mexican side of the Suchiate River after wading across from Guatemala on Oct. 20. Thousands of migrants from El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala are making their way north through Mexico. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Antonio De Loera-Brust October 30, 2018
The real threat to the United States is not the unarmed migrants making a dangerous trek through Mexico, it is the fear and hate that sensationalized coverage of the caravan has fomented.
Gary Gately October 29, 2018
The Capital Gazette massacre is not only about incalculable loss but also all the gifts the departed gave us and leave us.
James T. Keane October 25, 2018
With this Fall Books literary issue, we offer writers and texts that we certainly feel are best read closely and conscientiously.