The U.S. Supreme Court struck down restrictions on Texas abortion clinics that required them to comply with standards of ambulatory surgical centers, required doctors to have admitting privileges at hospitals.
Preview: Reform advocates are dismayed but not surprised that the Supreme Court let stand a ruling blocking a plan to spare some immigrants from deportation.
Distinctly Catholic: A split Supreme Court decision on immigration reform in the U.S. while the U.K.'s voters opt to leave the European Union.
Americans are divided on fundamental issues by political party, race, class and age, according to the Public Religion Research Institute and the Brookings Institution.
Distinctly Catholic: The Center for American Progress has decided to hype anti-Catholic bigotry.
Donald Trump's flagging presidential bid is enjoying a boost of that old-time religion after conservative Christian leaders gave the candidate high praise and standing ovations at a critical closed-door meeting.
Distinctly Catholic: The U.S. Constitution is on my mind. First, last night, Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore opened the Fortnight for Freedom.
Gun Control. The measures lost in the Senate last night largely on party-line votes that showed the political power in Congress of gun rights defenders and the National Rifle Association.
Distinctly Catholic: Call me skeptical, not least because I thought Sen. Ted Cruz would be the GOP nominee, and my prediction was off the mark.
Distinctly Catholic: Last week, three items came across my desk that each, in their own way, shone a light on the debate between the pro-life and pro-choice groups.