Politics & SocietyNews Analysis
Charles C. Camosy
Under scrutiny is Mississippi’s statute protecting most prenatal children beyond 15 weeks of gestation.
An abortion opponent outside the Jackson Womens Health Organization clinic in Jackson, Miss., on Oct. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Charles C. Camosy
The Supreme Court has put abortion back at the forefront of national debate, writes Charles C. Camosy, but public opinion on the issue may not be what you've been told it is.
Politics & SocietyNews
Mark Sherman - Associated Press
The Supreme Court agreed Monday to consider a major rollback of abortion rights, saying it will decide whether states can ban abortions before a fetus can survive outside the womb.
Sen. Rand Paul, Republican of Kentucky, makes a motion that the impeachment trial against former President Donald Trump is unconstitutional at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, on Jan. 26. (Senate Television via AP)
Politics & SocietyNews Analysis
Sam Sawyer, S.J.
The Republican Party has steadily devalued the meaning of “unconstitutional” in its defense of Donald Trump, writes Sam Sawyer, S.J., undermining the best legal argument of the pro-life movement.
FaithNews Analysis
James T. Keane
Who were some of the U.S. Catholics who were regularly in the news this past year?
FaithShort Take
Miroslav VolfRyan McAnnally-Linz
All people have a moral obligation to their neighbors to practice social distancing, wear masks and avoid large gatherings. Christians, of all people, should recognize and respect that obligation.