US Politics

John Carr November 14, 2016
This is the most improbable election since an elderly Jesuit from Argentina was elected pope.
IFTJ 2016 participants gather for a day of advocacy in Washington, DC. Source: Ignatian Solidarity Network,
Teresa Donnellan November 14, 2016

“All of us, every human on earth, is a representative figure of God,” Lisa Sharon Harper said to a ballroom full of young social justice advocates. “Not on our watch will the image of God be so fervently crushed. Not on our watch.” 

Robert David Sullivan November 14, 2016
The police have shown little hostility toward the crowds, but retailers may be losing patience.
President-elect Donald Trump gestures during a Nov. 10 meeting with U.S. President Barack in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (CNS photo/Kevin Lamarque, Reuters)
Catholic advocates say their work will cover issues of religious liberty, human dignity and climate change.
Marla Brown November 14, 2016
While I cannot confirm the depth of the president-elect’s Christian beliefs, I know he represents a pro-life platform.
Francis X. Clooney, S.J. November 13, 2016
It is helpful and healthy to put aside the myth of sure and sunny progress. Our nation is a very good one, even if it’s never been the “greatest nation on earth.”