U.s. Politics

May 22, 2011

Washington Grapples With Catholic Social Teaching

May has marked a month of renewed focus on Church thought and its practical implications.

February 28, 2011

President Obama’s DOMA Outrage Will Backfire

Mr. President, you just picked a fight you can’t win.

January 25, 2011

True National Treasure

January 11, 2011

A Penitential Rite on Capitol Hill

John Boehner’s ‘ashes’ speech seems chillingly relevant as Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords lies comatose.

December 24, 2010

Knights Were Not Silent

When the Knights of Columbus couldn’t display a manger scene on town property, they took their case to the Supreme Court. The result affected crèche displays nationwide.

December 14, 2010

Sarah Palin vs. the Kennedy Legacy

Does the former VP candidate deserve to be criticized for taking on an American political icon?

December 7, 2010

Meet the Catholics in Congress

Here’s our snapshot of the spectrum of pro-life votes and views of Catholics on Capitol Hill, newly updated for the 112th Congress.

November 5, 2010

1 Catholic Speaker Gives Way to Another

Eight out of 10 Americans favor restrictions that would limit abortion. Here comes a speaker who believes that Washington is ‘defying the will of the American people’ on abortion.

November 5, 2010

Humility on the Hill

Washington responded to the outcome of the midterm elections with a sense of purpose rather than celebration.

September 28, 2010

Deprivatizing Religion in America

September 1, 2010

Farewell to a Valiant Pro-Life Woman

Anne Higgins (1939-2010)

August 9, 2010

Crisis-Pregnancy Centers: ‘A Way to Shut Us Down’

Advertising Controls Could Be Forced Through by ‘Lame Duck’ Congress

June 28, 2010

What Kind of Justice Would Kagan Be?

Critique Comes Prior to Senate Hearings

June 21, 2010

Ready to Go 12 Rounds With Boxer

Carly Fiorina Wants to Make Pro-Life Stance ‘Less Scary’ for Other Female Candidates

June 17, 2010

'Saint Sarah' Misses the Point

Newsweek Cover Story Is a Caricature of Christianity

May 21, 2009

Catholics, Abortion and Torture

November 7, 2008

In God We Still Trust

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