Distinctly Catholic: The best reason not to invite Donald Trump to be graduation speaker is that such an invitation would help normalize his presidency and its threat to democracy.
Security cameras, guards and locks at Jewish community centers don’t come cheap.
This enhanced security — already in place at many JCCs in the wake of scores of bomb threats in recent weeks — will tax these nonprofits’ budgets and divert funds that could be used for their preschools, gyms and programs for the elderly offered to Jews and non-Jews alike.
Two senators — a Democrat and a Republican — say Congress should help.
After months of intense debate, the University of Notre Dame announced that Vice President Mike Pence will be the main graduation speaker this spring.
Despite facing possible defeat by federal lawmakers, the nation's capital has joined six states in the country in allowing doctors to prescribe lethal medications to terminally ill patients who want to end their lives.
Distinctly Catholic: In his first address to a joint session of Congress, President Donald Trump cleared the bar he had set for himself in his inaugural address, but that bar was pretty low.
Distinctly Catholic: What is the alt-right, and why should we view responding to it differently from other social or political movements?
NCR Today: Compared to the frosty personal relationship between Obama and Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister's relatinship with President Donald Trump has all the indications of a real "bromance."
Department of Homeland Security releases two new memos on immigration: White House press secretary Sean Spicer said the guidelines include hiring more border agents, construction of a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, and hiring more personnel to "repatriate illegal immigrants swiftly."
We say: Repealing the Johnson Amendment would inevitably tarnish the church by subjecting it even more to the temptation to politicize the Gospel.
Distinctly Catholic: President Donald Trump's core supporters got everything they needed from yesterday's news conference, an alternative narrative to what they see on the news.