Bill McCormick, S.J., is a contributing editor at America, chief mission officer at St. John’s College in Belize City, and a research fellow in the Department of Political Science at Saint Louis University, in Missouri.
But critics say the president’s talk about human dignity rings hollow when he is using his office to advance the greatest social injustice in America since slavery—abortion—in the next moment.
Refugees and displaced persons are not just the concern of "progressives," but a broad concern of Americans, including Catholics.
Recent articles in National Catholic Reporter and Crisis criticize Bishop Barron for opposing reasons, but it is remarkable how similar their endpoints are: Bishop Barron makes great points about our enemies, but he just does not get us.
The Associated Press (again) investigated Catholic dioceses that benefited from the Paycheck Protection Program. Here’s what they got wrong about the church in the United States.
The ‘On Eagle’s Wings’ debate is really about how Catholics will treat each other under President Biden
The “On Eagle’s Wings” debate was never just about a hymn. It was about whether Catholics will rip each other apart during the Biden presidency.
President Biden faces a litany of crises, writes Bill McCormick, S.J. But he must make a special effort to remember the nation’s poor, who do not have a seat at the political table.
In the elections of 2016 and 2020, Trump lost the popular vote. Yet he managed to win some of the most loyal Democratic communities in the nation.
What will it take to end the death penalty? Catholic activists say a more visceral approach is needed.
The rush of federal executions was an “aberration” that does not reflect the great successes of the death penalty abolition movement in recent years.