Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsJune 05, 2019
In the past, a gun massacre would set off a necessary—though intractable—debate over gun control. This time, our collective feeling seemed to be: At least it was not children.
Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsMay 31, 2019
Dental care should be a priority in any plan to reduce inequities and improve the well-being of all citizens.
Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsMay 23, 2019
The ongoing political crisis is the persistent failure of Roe v. Wade and Casey v. Planned Parenthood to settle the abortion question and the failure of the Supreme Court to offer any sign that these cases ever will.
Faith Editorials
The EditorsMay 17, 2019
Religious Americans inhabit an increasingly secular culture. But we must not let legitimate concerns about our ability to live out our faith in public life blind us to the fears of our fellow citizens who feel their civil rights are up for debate.
Faith Editorials
The EditorsMay 17, 2019
Will U.S. Catholics heed the call to take global action immediately? Or will our children and grandchildren live in a world drastically changed and terribly broken?
Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsApril 30, 2019
The notion that asylum seekers are traveling thousands of miles to exploit a so-called loophole is absurd.
Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsApril 29, 2019
If begun, impeachment could succeed in the House, but conviction and removal from office would almost certainly fail in the Senate along partisan lines.
Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsApril 19, 2019
The U.S. Supreme Court is bedeviled by never-ending questions about capital punishment that underscore the practice’s capriciousness and cruelty.
Faith Editorials
The EditorsApril 19, 2019
On April 2, the Vatican released “Christ Lives,” the third apostolic exhortation by Pope Francis.
Faith Vantage Point
The EditorsApril 10, 2019
In 1939, the editors spoke out against the Daughters of the American Revolution when the group tried to prevent Marian Anderson from performing in Constitution Hall. Anderson performed instead at the Lincoln Memorial before a crowd of 75,000.