US Politics

Bill McCormick, S.J. November 25, 2019
The recent writings of New York Times columnist Ross Douthat are calling political conservatives to a needed greater humility.
Elizabeth Koroma protests in the Rhode Island Statehouse on May 14 against state legislation aimed at expanding legal abortion. (CNS photo/Brian Fraga, Rhode Island Catholic)
Steven P. Millies November 21, 2019
Steven P. Millies: A half-century of the U.S. bishops calling abortion the ‘preeminent issue’ in politics leaves Catholics unprepared for a post-Roe landscape.
The Ohio-class ballistic-missile submarine USS Maryland (SSBN 738), Blue crew, returns to homeport at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Ga., following a strategic deterrence patrol. Maryland is one of five ballistic-missile submarines stationed at the base and is capable of carrying up to 20 submarine-launched ballistic missiles with multiple warheads. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ashley Berumen/Released)
Ellen K. Boegel November 20, 2019
The obvious religious motivation of the Plowshares activists did not insulate them from criminal prosecution. The First Amendment prohibits the government from applying different rules to religious believers, but the Plowshares defendants were treated the same as any other intruder on government
Alexandra DeSanctis November 20, 2019
Alexandra DeSanctis: We are called to defend the least among us, and there is no more weak and defenseless population than unborn human beings.
"The Holy See reiterates its position of a two-state solution for two peoples as the only way to reach a complete solution to this age-old conflict."
About 1,000 people from the parish of about 4,600 registered parishioners attended a Nov. 14 healing Mass the night of the shootings.