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?
The closest parallel in Western contemporary politics to Donald Trump is Silvio Berlusconi, the media tycoon who served four stints as prime minister of Italy.
Promising to make Obamacare go away, as President-elect Donald Trump did repeatedly, and actually figuring out how to do it, are two very different things.
Donald Trump's election evoked a myriad of reactions, from politicians, U.S. prelates, and the Vatican, to scholars and interest-group leaders.
Experts contextualize the 2016 election, comparing it to previous campaigns and discussing the existing division among Americans that the campaign has brought to the surface.
In the final presidential debate Oct. 19, Republican Donald Trump used his most explicit language to date to denounce late-term abortions.
Commentary: The Christian right once said we need men of strong character to lead our nation. But that was before.
Editorial: By emphasizing a single issue and making it obligatory to vote according to a candidate's stance on that issue, bishops put many Catholics in a difficult position.
Donald Trump has a message for U.S. Catholics: I'll be there for you as president. Trump offered those words in a letter dated Wednesday.
Interview: The Democratic vice presidential candidate spoke with NCR about his Catholic faith's influence on his public life and finding common ground after a heated campaign.