Assisted Suicide: measures on ballots for D.C. and Colorado; bill passed in New Jersey senate.
Pope Francis' words and courtesies in the land of Swedish Lutheranism were exemplary. Had someone of similar irenic temperament been at the helm in Martin Luther's time, might he have defused the conflict and avoided the split?
Distinctly Catholic: The reinvestigation of Hillary Clinton's emails has cast a shadow on a campaign that already was full of ethical questions.
Eco Catholic: The United States plays a key leadership role in the kind of policies we enact at home and advocate internationally.
NCR Today: Even though George Weigel disparaged the Al Smith dinner as outdated, the event is still a valuable way for candidates to serve up their messages.
NCR Today: Everyone wants this election to be over, but the polls vary widely as to what the outcome could be.
New York – Al Smith Dinner is relevant and necessary, says Cardinal Timothy Dolan. "The [charity] event is great and nothing can ruin [it]."
New poll: Only 38 percent of white Catholic women support Donald Trump for president. Almost half are supporting Hillary Clinton.
Politicians who speak of family values would do well to understand all that term entails, says a letter from 44 lay and religious Catholic women.
American values: In the latest PRRI poll, a majority of white Americans believe things have gotten worse since the 1950s, while the majority of blacks and Hispanics think things have improved.