US Politics

America Media Events November 13, 2019
Join us as Ambassador R. Nicholas Burns (Ret.) delivers the 2019 John Courtney Murray, S.J., Lecture.
Catholics joined an array of faith communities, human rights groups, clergy, refugees and refugee resettlement agencies gathered outside the U.S. Capitol Oct. 15 protesting deep cuts to the refugee admissions program.
Supporters of a public statue for St. Frances Xavier Cabrini in New York City march behind a Diocese of Brooklyn, N.Y., banner during the Columbus Day Parade in New York City on Oct. 14, 2019. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)
Kevin Clarke October 16, 2019
Noting that Mother Cabrini was the first U.S. citizen to be canonized by the Catholic Church, Gov. Cuomo added, in perhaps a dig at political rival New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, “She is certainly deserving of a statue.”
Matt Malone, S.J. October 15, 2019
What exactly are we celebrating on Columbus Day?
A Trump supporter reacts after a protester grabs the hat off his head outside the Target Center in Minneapolis, following a campaign rally led by President Donald Trump on Oct. 10. (Renee Jones Schneider/Star Tribune via AP)
Holly Taylor Coolman October 15, 2019
Those who oppose Mr. Trump can make the case that supporters should change their minds, writes Holly Taylor Coolman, but to make this case glibly or derisively is to ignore political realities.
J.D. Long-García October 13, 2019
The racism that is now a part of public life must be named and opposed, Bishop Mark J. Seitz of El Paso, Tex., said in a new pastoral letter.