ANALYSIS: The event concludes an acrimonious series of testimony and debate in a bitterly divided Congress.
In a Register interview, the head of the U.S. bishops’ Ad Hoc Committee on Religious Liberty, discusses the challenges and opportunities for religious liberty with the new Trump administration.
Culture of Life
NEWS ANALYSIS: The 44th annual event drew hundreds of thousands of peaceful pro-life supporters — and the vice president.
Pro-life leader details her hopes for the Trump presidency.
In Register interview, the New York shepherd discusses the election, the inauguration and pro-life aspirations.
Capsule profiles of the 17 men who received red hats today from Pope Francis.
NEWS ANALYSIS: Plight of illegal immigrants dominates the annual assembly.
NEWS ANALYSIS: In keeping with the approach displayed throughout his pontificate, the Pope names five new cardinals from nontraditional sees to reflect the universality of the Church.
COMMENTARY: How should we approach the message she sends to the world at this historical moment?
Neil Gorsuch may provide the decisive vote on a number of major cases before the high court.
COMMENTARY: Despite disagreement surrounding some of its prudential judgments, Pope Paul VI’s encyclical has proven a lasting source of papal reflection and action.
ANALYSIS: Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch concludes his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
ANALYSIS: ‘I have offered no promises on how I would rule on any case to anyone.’
DAY 1 ANALYSIS: The Nominee Argues ‘The Rule of Law in This Nation Truly Is a Wonder’
COMMENTARY: There have been more than a dozen Catholics on the high court, and all of them have left their mark.
Culture of Life
INTERVIEW: ‘There is no other program on television that is solely dedicated to the life issue.’
NEWS ANALYSIS President Trump attended the traditional National Prayer Service in Washington, D.C., continuing to launch his presidency by invoking God.
NEWS ANALYSIS: Trump’s successful appeal to evangelical and many Catholic voters was a crucial factor.
A Register special section
ANALYSIS: Vice-presidential debates rarely turn elections in either direction. But for one night, the pro-life cause had a politician proclaiming the sanctity of life before the nation.
COMMENTARY: How appropriate it is that the saint’s canonization should be held during the Year of Mercy, something that Pope Francis had publicly hoped would happen.
COMMENTARY: It is almost axiomatic that many Catholic politicians in both political parties are unwilling to form their consciences properly.
COMMENTARY: The archbishop of Chicago will influence the shape of the Church in the United States for many years to come.