Politics & Society

Catholic News Service February 20, 2019
Bishop Michael C. Barber of Oakland, in releasing the list, said its publication was an "act of contrition" and an attempt to bring comfort to survivors of clergy abuse.
Students join the Youth Strike 4 Climate movement during a climate change protest near Parliament in London on Feb. 15. (Nick Ansell/PA via AP)
David Stewart February 20, 2019
We are now relying on our children to act where we have failed, for their futures and that of their offspring.
Warren von Eschenbach February 20, 2019
Our society—and our economy—depends on trust for its very survival. So what do we do when cries of “fake news” erode our willingness to believe each other?
An overturned car burns during a protest demanding the resignation of Haitian President Jovenel Moise in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Feb. 12. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)
Mario Ariza February 19, 2019
“The hour is serious, poverty is increasing; the common good is threatened,” Haiti’s bishops wrote. “The country is on the brink of collapse!”
Leaders of the Catholic Church in the United States react to the laicization of former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick and reflect on what it means for the Church as it tries to confront the abuse crisis.
A statement issued by the Women's International Union of Superiors General concerning the upcoming Vatican summit on sexual abuse lamented "the misplaced loyalty, errors in judgment, slowness to act, denial and at times, cover-up."