FaithNews
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service
"I am the pastor of people who are suffering," Pope Francis said.
Politics & SocietyNews
Mark Pattison - Catholic News Service
"The people of the United States have entrusted enormous power and responsibility to President Biden. However, the presidency does not empower him to define Catholic doctrine and moral teaching," said Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City, Kansas.
FaithFaith and Reason
Michael Baxter
As we give thanks for John Courtney Murray, S.J., we should probably temper our gratitude and be mindful that “the Murray project,” as it is sometimes called, brings with it some caveats.
FaithDispatches
J.D. Long-García
“There’s more to being pro-life than abortion and assisted suicide,” said organizer Kathleen Domingo. “We want to keep our families safe. We didn’t think it was worth the risk. Life is precious.”
Federico Peña addresses the Democratic National Convention in Denver on Aug. 26, 2008. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)
Politics & SocietyFeatures
Nichole M. Flores
Nichole Flores profiles Federico Peña, the first Hispanic mayor of Denver and a leader in national politics, who is now focused on the physical and spiritual health of his community.
Workers Justice Project Director Gonzalo Cruz, left, and organizer Juan Carlos Romero watch President Joe Biden's presidential inauguration on TV in the Sunset Park neighborhood of Brooklyn in New York. The Workers Justice Project is a Brooklyn-based nonprofit that helps immigrants. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
J. Kevin Appleby
President Joe Biden has restarted the debate over immigration with a sweeping reform bill. Passage will not be easy, but the Catholic community can help achieve a long-overdue victory.