At America, Michael O'Loughlin on Tuesday's "Erroneous Autonomy" conference.
Distinctly Catholic: Donald Trump held his first press conference in months, proving again that he is masterful when it comes to handling the press.
At the New York Times, a profile of "Breitbart's Man in Rome," now-Mr., formerly Rev., Thomas Williams. He used to be Fr.
Distinctly Catholic: Bishop Robert McElroy spoke about three forces at work in American social and political life, in a talk given Jan. 10 at The Catholic University of America.
Great News: If you can't attend our conference "Erroneous Autonomy: The Dignity of Work" in person, it will be livestreamed. You can access the livestream here. The event begins at 2 p.m.
In the Chicago Tribune, Cardinal Blase Cupich writes passionately about the need to protect the Dreamers, those young immigrants who were brought here as children and who qualified for DACA.Why can't the USCCB issue something with this force?
The Senate begins confirmation hearings today for president-elect Donald Trump's nominations to his cabinet. For Catholics, a couple of the nominees raise specific concerns.
Turns out the "replace" is harder than the "repeal" when it comes to Obamacare. Politico reports on the Republicans already beginning to bristle and they have not even gotten to the all too difficult details.
Distinctly Catholic: Fr. Raymond De Souza of the National Catholic Register and Raymond Arroyo of EWTN have joined Cardinal Raymond Burke in bemoaning the confusion caused by Amoris Laetitia.
The Trump Transition Team issued this statement in honor of National Migration Week. Oh, excuse me. The statement came from the President and Vice President of the USCCB. I call readers' attention to the third paragraph which seems to suggest that our nation has overcome its bigotry towards migrants. It is true that Italians are no longer subject to restrictive immigration laws as they were in the 1920s, but I know plenty of Latino and African immigrants who still encounter bigotry.
Distinctly Catholic: The feast of the Epiphany's challenge: Can Christians ever set aside our denominational and theological perspectives without distorting not only our theology, but misunderstanding nature itself?