FaithFaith in Focus
Elizabeth Simcoe
Hint: It involves sunrises, bus passes, Mass and lots of patience.
Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives take their oath of office on the floor of the House Chamber during the first session of the 117th Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington on Jan. 3, 2021. (CNS photo/Joshua Roberts, Reuters)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
America Staff
From 1965 to 2021, the Catholic share of the House rose from 22 percent to 31 percent, and the Catholic share of the Senate rose from 14 percent to 24 percent.
Arts & CultureBooks
Richard M. Liddy
Frank J. Butler's new memoir details a life of devoted service in the Catholic Church in the United States over many decades.
FaithLast Take
Nichole M. Flores
In the past, one “discordant” homily could make me consider finding another parish. Now, I can ponder, discern and pray instead of feeling the urge to assert, fight and win.
Politics & SocietyNews
Mark Pattison - Catholic News Service
Of Blacks attending a Catholic church, 41% said they had heard a homily on racism; 39% said they had heard a sermon on abortion.
Politics & SocietyWhat Coronavirus Taught Us
Susan Bigelow Reynolds
We need ritual. All of us.