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.
Faith and Justice: Real tax reform would require getting rid of tax gimmicks and loopholes. But those are very popular, both on Capitol Hill and with taxpayers.
Catholic church leaders in a Feb. 16 statement said they were encouraged that President Donald Trump may be considering an executive order to protect religious freedom.
In Donald Trump, who is addicted to the phrase "believe me," the United States is now stuck with a serial liar as president.
NCR Today: The president seems to be focused on "leakers" rather than on what the information they uncover indicates, but I am grateful for the whistle-blowers.