Politics & Society

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn, N.Y., are seen in this composite photo. (CNS composite/Shannon Stapleton, Reuters, and Gregory A. Shemitz)
The justices split 5-4 with new Justice Amy Coney Barrett in the majority. It was her first publicly discernible vote as a justice.
A large sanctuary with reddish brown pews is empty, from the distance, Mexican Cardinal Carlos Aguiar Retes can be seen standing on a white square platform at the end of the pews, preaching to the empty space. A large organ and array of flag are on the wall behind the altar.
Mexican church and civic officials have canceled public feast celebrations for Mexico’s patroness at her shrine in Mexico City due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Ricardo da Silva, S.J. November 24, 2020
The Vatican’s report on Theodore McCarrick is an indictment of institutional knowledge and decision-making in the Catholic Church.
Wilton D. Gregory said he hopes to collaborate where possible while respectfully pointing out where President-elect Joe Biden’s policies diverge from Catholic teaching.
Associated Press November 24, 2020
China criticized Pope Francis on Tuesday over a passage in his new book in which he mentions suffering by China’s Uighur Muslim minority group.
Michael J. O’Loughlin November 23, 2020
An internal memo corrects “some confusion in the media regarding the moral permissibility of using the vaccines.” But at least two bishops have cast doubt on the moral permissibility of the vaccines.