Faith and Justice: Donald Trump attracts readers and viewers for the American media. But under Trump, "mainstream media" has become a term of contempt.
We say: Obama's eight years as president will be a major chapter in presidential history. Despite the opposition he faced, his record over two terms is impressive.
NCR Today: It's no surprise that Donald Trump has invited at least two preachers of the so-called "prosperity gospel" to offer prayers at his inauguration.
Eco Catholic: Will President-elect Donald Trump's pick to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency actually protect the environment?
Washington: Faced with the prospect of the GOP following through on pledges to repeal health care reform, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops seems to be changing its tune.
Distinctly Catholic: The question of Donald Trump's legitimacy to become president has been raised and deserves to be addressed.
Simply Spirit: Trump's cabinet picks do not bode well. But I take heart in remembering that the majority of Americans voted for a different set of values.
"Patience is a Christian virtue, to be sure. But in the present mean-spirited and divisive political climate, and given the coming disaster on Jan. 20 that we have brought on ourselves, I want to say a good word for impatience," writes Will Willimon, professor of the practice of Christian ministry at Duke Divinity School and a retired United Methodist bishop.
Divided we stand: "The political polarization is so extreme and comes from such deep, entrenched places. ... It's really up to we the people to do this work."