Politics & Society

Roberts, now president of UMW, said these days, the Democratic Party seems to have lost its way when it comes to embracing supporters with a religious identity, including those he grew up with in coal country and whose faith drove them to work to elect those who believed that "all of God's children
The Editors June 21, 2018
How much suffering and outrage will it take to change the terms of the immigration debate?
An increase in calls to dioceses to report claims of clergy sexual abuse has happened before, and is likely to happen again in the wake of the credible claim lodged against Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick, retired archbishop of Washington, according to the head of the U.S. bishops' Secretariat for
It was a dramatic turnaround for Trump, who has been insisting, wrongly, that his administration had no choice but to separate families apprehended at the border because of federal law and a court decision.
A migrant women from Iraq feeds her grandson in front of the railway station in Sarajevo, Bosnia, on June 19, 2018. Some hundreds of migrants have been camping at the railway station in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo waiting for an opportunity to get to Croatia and Western Europe. (AP Photo/Amel Emric)
Kevin Clarke June 20, 2018
A record 68.5 million people had been driven from their homes across the world at the end of 2017. That total was 2.9 million more than at the end of 2016.
Pope Francis said he stands with the U.S. bishops who recently condemned the Trump administration's policy on immigration that has led to children being held in government shelters while their parents are sent to federal prisons.