US Politics

Pope Francis greets young refugees during a conference on families and adolescent education at Rome's Basilica of St. John Lateran on June 19. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kevin ClarkeJune 28, 2017
“This is a pretty broad exception to the ban,” David Robinson says, “and it does allow for legitimate entry into the United States for people who can pass the screening process, which is what we want.”
People gather outside the U.S. Supreme Court on June 26 in Washington. (CNS photo/Jim Lo Scalzo, EPA) 
Politics & Society News
The high court, in a 7-2 ruling in Trinity Lutheran Church v. Comer, sided with the religious school.
Politics & Society News
Every religious congregation in the U.S.would have to raise an additional $714,000 every year for the next 10 years to make up for the 2018 budget cuts President Trump has proposed.
Politics & Society News
The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said the measure would leave 22 million more people without insurance.
Politics & Society News
More than a dozen leaders lined up shoulder-to-shoulder in a unified front to defend a broad array of domestic and international aid programs that, they argued, sustain life.
Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsJune 23, 2017
Just about everyone is sick of the partisan rancor that radiates from Washington.