Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service
Catholic school enrollment figures for the current school year—significantly impacted by the pandemic—dropped 6.4% or more than 111,000 students from the previous school year, which is the largest single year decline in almost 50 years.
Politics & SocietyEditorials
The Editors
Joe Biden has signed eight executive orders related to immigration in his first two weeks in office. These measures are important first steps, but immigration reform must move beyond executive orders.
Politics & SocietyNews Analysis
Bill McCormick, S.J.
The Associated Press (again) investigated Catholic dioceses that benefited from the Paycheck Protection Program. Here’s what they got wrong about the church in the United States.
Politics & SocietyNews
Catholic News Service
Six U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ committee chairmen urged each member of Congress to support much-needed pandemic relief legislation that promotes “the dignity and value of all human life.”
Inside the Vatican
This week on “Inside the Vatican,” Gerard O'Connell and Colleen Dulle discuss Pope Francis’ strategy for bringing the bishops together in spite of their differences.
Mark Pattison - Catholic News Service
Bishop Robert W. McElroy of San Diego warned against the "weaponization of Eucharist" as a way to get Catholic elected officials, President Joe Biden among them, to adhere to the church's stance on abortion.