Faith and Justice: The United States has an obligation to identify and protect bona fide refugees and asylum seekers, but too often this does not happen.
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Faith and Justice: The role of religion in elections is usually fairly clear. This year, the breakdown of the 2016 primary vote by religion is difficult to measure because the exit polls were only concerned about evangelicals, not Catholics.
Faith and Justice: The Republican Party platform emphasizes less government programs, less regulations and less taxes.
Faith and Justice: Although the court's final decision was at least half right, the VatiLeaks case was a terrible mistake from the very beginning.
Faith and Justice: The draft of the Democratic Party Platform was released just before the Fourth of July weekend. Here's a summary and how it compares to Catholic social teaching.
Faith and Justice: What Pope Francis and his Council of Cardinals are trying to do to the Roman Curia is a reorganization plan to gently downsize the Vatican.
Church officials who covered up sex abuse should be punished. But before we unequivocally support extending the statute of limitations, other factors need to be considered.
Faith and Justice: A carbon tax would discourage carbon emissions without enriching oil producers, but no politician would support it in an election year.
Faith and Justice: I have not written anything about the primary elections this year, partly because I found them so depressing.
Faith and Justice: Catholic organizations claimed victory when the Supreme Court sent their contraceptive mandate case back to the lower courts. What's the next step?