US Politics

Matt Malone, S.J. December 27, 2019
The values that have guided this country through more than 200 years should not be and cannot be up for debate, Matt Malone, S.J., writes in his 'Of Many Things' column.
An anti-government protester in Beirut demonstrates in front of riot police Dec. 15, 2019. (CNS photo/Mohamed Azakir, Reuters)
"The wounds of the Islamic State have not been healed yet, together with the ongoing violence, poverty, unemployment and poor services that have pushed thousands of people, especially youth, to demonstrate peacefully, demanding the right to live with dignity and freedom in a stable, secure and
"In reality, Congress has been slow to pass legislation," said Anthony Granado, vice president for public policy for Catholic Charities USA.
Ryan Di Corpo December 24, 2019
Parochial schools in the city are not immune to the homeless crisis, Michael J. Deegan, the superintendent of schools for the Archdiocese of New York, confirmed. “We do have some families that are homeless, and in partnering with Catholic Charities of New York, we work with the families in trying
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Jim McDermott December 20, 2019
Being courtside at a presidential candidate debate sounds thrilling, but it turns out that you don’t get a great view of all the candidates. While I can see Biden’s head, I cannot see the body to which it is attached, and from my angle Senator Elizabeth Warren is just a left arm. Worse, Mayor Pete
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Cecilia González-Andrieu December 20, 2019
There was something truly inspiring about the presence of these undocumented students at a moment that could very well determine their place in this country.