NCR Editorial Staff
We say: While politics has resulted in a packed Supreme Court that might well overturn Roe v. Wade in the not-too-distant future, the needle hasn't moved much in terms of the general culture.
We say: Beneath the alarmism, fear-mongering and sheer fiction dispensed by this administration is the question: Will the institutions that mold democracy and hold it together survive?
Once upon a time, the word twitter was an onomatopoeic rendering of sounds of rather little consequence. Today, a tweet can send the political and religious universes spinning out of orbit for days.
We say: If the sex abuse crisis and the bishops' mishandling of it was the impetus for the U.S. bishops' recent retreat, why was it taken off the agenda as a topic to be dealt with?