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Politics & SocietyShort Take
J.D. Long García
In his first speech since the attempted assassination of Donald Trump, the former president seemed humbled and sought to bring the country together. But can this person unite America?
FaithFaith and Reason
Jeffrey von Arx, S.J.
A movement known as Catholic integralism has been enjoying something of a revival in contemporary American political thought, especially among Catholic critics of liberalism and modernity. But history tells us that integralism can be more harmful than helpful.
“Preach” host Ricardo da Silva, S.J., talks with Deacon Greg Kandra about the homily he wrote immediately after hearing the news of the attempted assassination of Donald Trump at a rally in Butler, Pa., this past weekend.
Former President Donald Trump appears with vice presidential candidate J.D. Vance during the Republican National Convention on July 15, 2024, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Bill McCormick, S.J.
At one time, the presence of Catholics on both major-party tickets would have been cause for celebration. But now Mr. Vance and Mr. Biden reflect the political divisions among U.S. Catholics.
Politics & SocietyEditorials
The Editors
We need more than cooler rhetoric. We need a politics for the common good.
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Jack Jenkins - Religion News Service Aleja Hertzler-McCain - Religion News Service
If Trump is elected, Vance would be the second Catholic vice president in US history—after Joe Biden.