Should Catholics Be More Involved In Politics?

By John Clark | Last week, I wrote a blog which noted that political shows were partially responsible for anger between friends, an overall lack of Christian civility, and a lack of serious political principle. Thus, I offered the suggestion that… Read more ......

Catholic College Presidents March Against Abortion

By Kelly Salomon | Several Catholic college leaders attend the March for Life in Washington, D.C., each January, setting an important example for their students and for Catholics who are grateful for their public witness. “Abortion is the civil… Read more...

Two Abuse Victims Who Came Back to the Church

By Patti Armstrong | Amid outrage at clergy sexual abuse, there are sometimes questions about the victims. Why did they allow it? Why do some wait so long to come forward?  And why can’t they see it is bad men and not bad teaching to blame? Paul… Read...

Borders and the Bible

By Dave Armstrong | Someone recently asked me in a dialogue about the border wall: “In Matthew 25:35, Jesus talks about welcoming strangers. Are immigrants ‘strangers’ in the meaning of that text?” Here it is (RSV, as throughout): for I...

Analysis: The fall of Cardinal Wuerl

Washington D.C., Jan 14, 2019 / 05:30 pm (CNA).- For the last six months, Cardinal Donald Wuerl has managed to keep his head above water amid dogged and persistent criticism of his leadership. The cardinal managed to draw praise from the pope even while his priests...

Pope Francis meets with Chilean bishops to discuss abuse crisis

Vatican City, Jan 14, 2019 / 06:00 pm (CNA).- Pope Francis met for three hours Monday with leaders of the Chilean bishops’ conference, as the bishops face a sexual abuse crisis and plan initiatives to strengthen the Church in the country.   “Together...