Rep. Chris Smith, R-New Jersey, said May 24 that President Barack Obama's decision to lift the arms embargo in Vietnam "failed to advance long-term U.S. interests."
Faith and Justice: Catholic organizations claimed victory when the Supreme Court sent their contraceptive mandate case back to the lower courts. What's the next step?
Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles said that a planned increase in federal immigration raids is "yet another depressing sign of the failed state of American immigration policy."
Distinctly Catholic: Political leaders are ill-advised to lie about the big picture, and voters punish politicians who lie to them in ways that are meant to deceive the voters themselves.
From Where I Stand: We can take two problems in America, the lack of jobs and the need for infrastructure, and combine them to make our country truly greater.
NCR Today: My wife is going to vote for Bernie Sanders in the June 7 California primary; I'm going to vote for Hilary Clinton. We have agreed to disagree.
The U.S. Supreme Court in orders issued May 23 remanded two Catholic entities' legal challenges to the federal contraceptive mandate back to the lower courts.
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio is defending immigrants in his weekly essay which seems to take direct aim at Donald Trump and his supporters.
Distinctly Catholic: The legislation to help Puerto Rico is not perfect, but members on both side of the aisle should support it because doing nothing would be catastrophic.
NCR Today: Surprise, Muslims have held positions of power, including mayor, long before Sadiq Khan was elected in London.