Links for 02/02/17

From the good news folder and the Washington Post, workers at President Donald Trump's hotel on Pennsylvania Ave have voted to unionize! And the union they are joining is UNITEHere. If the president decides to take them on, he can look forward to making the acquaintance of their immigration policy director, the Rev. Clete Kiley. In that fight, smart money is on Fr. Clete. If you doubt it, watch this:

On the other side of the clerical spectrum, and in the category "worst apology ever," Fr. John Zuhlsdorf offers an apology for suggesting it would be okay to pray for the end of a pontificate. He puts the emphasis on his contrition for possibly having caused confusion, a swipe at Amoris Laetitia. This man should have his faculties revoked. 

At Politico, the dismantling of the sanctions against Russia begins.

Join the Conversation

Send your thoughts and reactions to Letters to the Editor. Learn more here