At America magazine, Tony Annett on the Paris climate talks. Note the question mark, that is, pledges need to be realized, the good start must lead to a good finish, etc.
At National Journal, Ron Brownstein looks at the states that will prove decisive for the GOP presidential nominating contest. The GOP changed many of its rules in the past four years, for example, more proportional representation, and in the coming weeks, the campaigns will be examining those changes with a close up lens.
At RNS, David Gibson on Archbishop Kurtz's statement on the nativist prejudices directed against Muslims and the light of refugees.