Distinctly Catholic: Our patriotism must be more honest than it was in 1943. Americans must learn to pray for America with our eyes open. Make no mistake, however: America is still worth praying for and fighting for.
Michael Sean Winters rounds up political news and commentary: Israel's looming disaster; Oklahomans vote to expand Medicaid; conspiracy theories on the campaign trail; a priest's vicious attack on Black Lives Matter.
Distinctly Catholic: If we truly want to make sure that every child is "protected in law and welcomed in life," we have a lot more work to do than the kind of legal shenanigans that are currently consuming the pro-life and pro-choice movements.
Michael Sean Winters rounds up political news and commentary: The justice of wearing a mask; Joe Biden narrowing search for running mate; look back at political conventions; entertainment's role in undermining bigotry