Faith and Justice: Donald Trump attracts readers and viewers for the American media. But under Trump, "mainstream media" has become a term of contempt.
Transition to Trump
Simply Spirit: Trump's cabinet picks do not bode well. But I take heart in remembering that the majority of Americans voted for a different set of values.
Divided we stand: "The political polarization is so extreme and comes from such deep, entrenched places. ... It's really up to we the people to do this work."
Fr. Tom Reese's essay looks at rural and blue-collar voters and the big-city billionaire they put into office. Will they now expect him to keep his promises?
NCR Today: Republicans, backed by Donald Trump, and Democrats alike appear determined to recognize Israeli expansionism and its annexation of lands seized by military force.
Faith and Justice: What happens if, with regards to Donald Trump, "what you see is what you get"? What if he is incapable of becoming a disciplined, focused president?
NCR Today: Muslims discuss fears and hopes for the future under a Trump presidency on the "Interfaith Voices" radio program.
Head of New York archdiocese says he looks forward "to asking almighty God to inspire and guide our new president and to continue to bless our great nation."
The morning after the presidential election, still in shock, I delivered the news to our children. The candidate who spoke about people who are different in ways not allowed in our home had actually won. We talked about how we didn’t share his values, and that we could still work for the things we believed in.
Simply Spirit: Aside from the usual suspects -- laity and nuns -- bishops are exercising prophetic leadership in opposing the massive deportation of refugees.