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Demonstrators gather outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington on July 9, 2018. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Kathleen Bonnette
Too often the pro-life movement has been tempted into the pursuit of political power and domination over pro-choice opponents. But women worried about their rights are not the enemy.
Supreme Court Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh speaks during his ceremonial public swearing-in at the White House in Washington on Oct. 8, 2018.
Politics & SocietyNews
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service
A man threatening to kill Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh was arrested near the justice’s Maryland home June 8, carrying a gun, a knife and zip ties.
The Colorado State Capitol in downtown Denver.
Politics & SocietyNews
Kathryn Post – Religion News ServiceJack Jenkins - Religion News Service
Catholic bishops in Colorado have asked state politicians who voted in favor of abortion rights legislation to refrain from presenting themselves for Holy Communion in a June 6 open letter.
Parenting is punished in this country, and the punishments are multiplied for mothers, who continue to do the lion’s share of caregiving. (iStock/jacoblund)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Colleen Shaddox
Abortion is being promoted as a workaround for the far messier and more urgent task of building an economy that is not mired in sexism. It is not a real choice for those in poverty.
Politics & SocietyInterviews
The Gloria Purvis Podcast
“I really would prefer not to do this,” the archbishop of San Fransisco told Gloria Purvis. “But I cannot in my conscience allow the situation to continue and cause this scandal.”
Politics & SocietyDispatches
J.D. Long-García
“Unfortunately, Speaker Pelosi’s position on abortion has become only more extreme over the years, especially in the last few months,” Archbishop Cordileone said in a statement May 20.