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Migrants wait in the cold as they look for a shelter outside a Migrant Assistance Center at St. Brigid Elementary School on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2023, in New York.

‘We’ve Got a Big Mess Here’

EDITORIAL: While U.S. politicians of all stripes maneuver to score points for their side on the humanitarian disaster that is immigration, the Catholic Church’s perspective stands out and is more sensible than many people realize.

USCCB Fall meeting underway in Baltimore, Md.

US Bishops and Fraternal Unity

EDITORIAL: The cohesiveness the U.S. bishops displayed at their fall assembly played against the prevailing narrative from some Church analysts.

Attendees pray during a Rosary Rally on Sunday, Aug. 6, 2023, in Norwood, Ohio.

Abortion Defeats About More Than Politics

EDITORIAL: In response to the dismal election results this month, we must be prepared to work even harder and more creatively than we did in the past to proclaim the gospel of life.

Faithful gather in front of the Vatican's Basilica of St. Mary Mayor in Rome, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2023, to lead a prayer for peace in the Middle East. A prayer vigil will take place at 6 p.m. in St. Peter’s Square on Oct. 27, where the faithful will join the Pope to participate in ‘an hour of prayer in a spirit of penance to implore peace in our time, peace in this world.’

Prayer and Fasting

EDITORIAL: Just as European Christians prayed the Rosary and fasted to be freed from the repressive Ottoman Empire, we need to employ the same strategy for peace in the Middle East and elsewhere.

Senator Dianne Feinstein speaks with St. John Paul II in San Francisco, Calif., in 1978.

A True Shepherd

EDITORIAL: Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone responded to the death of political adversary Dianne Feinstein with charity and graciousness, as befits all Catholics.