Politics & Society

Argentinian Maj. Gen. Javier Antonio Perez Aquino, chief observer of U.N. Mission in Colombia, holds a March 2 news conference in Bogota. (CNS photo/Mauricio Duenas Castaneda, EPA)
Politics & Society News
Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos had said the pontiff promised him he would visit Colombia if the government and the rebel group signed a peace agreement.
Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsJune 23, 2017
Just about everyone is sick of the partisan rancor that radiates from Washington.
Beatriz Mejia of El Salvador speaks at a rally in front of the White House in Washington in March 2016 in support of immigrant families who are seeking asylum. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
Politics & Society Short Take
Can a Catholic carry out his or her job duties in good conscience if they include the deportation of people facing imminent death in their home countries?
Politics & Society Podcasts
The EditorsJune 22, 2017
“It’s the water of life, it’s waters of baptism, it’s the Jordan river."
Politics & Society Dispatches
Senate proposal could “wreak havoc on low-income families and struggling communities, and must not be supported,” the bishops said in a statement released on Thursday evening.  
Pemex’s network of pipelines is an easy target for gangs who puncture the ducts and siphon the fuel to sell. (Esdelval/iStock)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Jan-Albert HootsenJune 22, 2017
Thieves are puncturing fuel pipelines in Mexico and siphoning profits from the national oil company.