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In "All the Kingdoms of the World¸" Kevin Vallier engages with Catholic integralists, but he opens a bigger question: Is there such a thing as a Catholic politics?
Politics & SocietyEditorials
The Editors
No just law can stop solidarity at the arbitrary line of a border, nor can a just government require the church to condition the works of mercy on the immigration status of those in need.
Election poll worker Indira Barrios, 17, loans a pen to a voter at the La Quinta de Guadalupe retreat and conference center in San Diego on Nov. 4, 2008. (CNS photo/David Maung)
Politics & SocietyLast Take
Chris Crawford
WIthout free and fair elections because we cannot effectively address any of the issues mentioned in “Faithful Citizenship,” from protecting the unborn to creating a more just economy.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Mark Phillips
By remembering how a group of his students mended a fracture over a controversial book, a former college professor finds hope for national reconciliation.
An artist displays an image of former president Donald Trump and an image of the face of Christ at the Conservative Political Action Conference's annual Ronald Reagan Dinner on Feb. 23, 2024. (OSV News photo/screen grab CPAC)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Kathleen Bonnette
While it is important to emphasize the transcendent source of human rights, it would be short-sighted for Christians to avoid reflecting on what may be leading some to conflate Christianity and Christian nationalism.
Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
James T. Keane
John Cogley was once called “the most prominent American Roman Catholic journalist of his generation.” The onetime executive editor of Commonweal also played a key role in the election of J.F.K.