As France learned recently, short-sighted policies are not the answer to climate change.
Advent – especially this Advent, when reform is so much on our minds – is a good time to remember that everything we do depends on a God who thought shepherds round an infant lying swaddled in a Bethlehem manger would be just the thing.
By peremptorily ordering the American bishops not to vote on local remedies for today’s Catholic crisis of abusive clergy and malfeasant bishops, the Vatican dramatically raised the stakes for the February 2019 meeting that Pope Francis has called to discuss the crisis in a global perspective.
In mourning George H.W. Bush’s passing, we should pray for the wisdom to build on what the 41st president and his generation left behind.
A healthy society reserves anger for special occasions. Today taking offense has become a reflex.
We have been put on notice that whenever and wherever Democrats are once again entrusted with power, they may be expected to use it without restraint against their political enemies.
Suburban men fled the GOP in the midterms, and they will likely determine the next presidential election.