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Politics & SocietyShort Take
Terence Sweeney
Pro-lifers need to seriously consider what defeats at the ballot box mean—and ask themselves why recent legal successes have not translated into democratic successes.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Robert David Sullivan
Senator Joe Manchin, who announced last week he would not run for re-election, blocked efforts to fight climate change and child poverty. That doesn’t make him a ‘centrist.’
Politics & SocietyEditorials
The Editors
As voters in the United States approach another presidential election, how can this synodal experience inform the ways that U.S. Catholics engage in political conversation?
Palestinians flee to the southern Gaza Strip on Salah al-Din Street in Bureij, Gaza Strip, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2023. (AP Photo/Fatima Shbair)
Politics & SocietyVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
Pope Francis calls for an end to the Israel-Hamas war. Israel has continued a constant bombing of Gaza since the conflict started on Oct. 7 in retaliation for the attack by Hamas in southern Israel.
Politics & SocietyPodcasts
This week on Jesuitical, Zac and Ashley are joined by Elizabeth Boyle, an international relations officer in the Community of Sant’Egidio, a lay social movement focused on three P’s: “prayer, peace and the poor.”
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Michael J. O’Loughlin
Ohio becomes the seventh state whose voters have chosen to protect access to abortion through the ballot box since the Supreme Court overturned Roe vs. Wade last year.