Marc Barnes, who seems to lean toward the conservative side says "Trump could be disastrous for Catholics. We must oppose him from the start". Why: The new president might create a huge leftist kickback -- enough to sweep away any gains on life issues.
Read all of NCR's stories analyzing the election and looking forward to the Trump administration here: Transition to Trump
Visit EarthBeat, NCR's new reporting project that explores the ways Catholics and other faith groups are taking action on the climate crisis.
Commentary: The power of religion over women in India by Virginia Saldanha
This week NCR Book Club cracked up Ghetto: The Invention of a Place, the History of an Idea, by Mitchell Duneier
Start your day inspired with daily scripture reflections. Join NCR's sister publication, Celebration, for Daily Bread, a series of short reflections written by four authors who meet regularly to share the readings.
Or reflect on Pencil Preaching by Pat Marrin. Every morning Pat Marrin breaks open the Word with a pencil sketch and a short meditation.