In Donald Trump, who is addicted to the phrase "believe me," the United States is now stuck with a serial liar as president.
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.
The Senate begins confirmation hearings today for president-elect Donald Trump's nominations to his cabinet. For Catholics, a couple of the nominees raise specific concerns.
Distinctly Catholic: Yesterday, President-elect Trump nominated Dr. Ben Carson to be the secretary of housing and urban development. There are some problems with this appointment.
Trump Administration: Many of Trump's appointments so far are people of faith; some are supported or opposed by different faith groups; others have made public statements or taken actions regarding different faith groups. Here is a list of Trump's picks to date and a description of their relationship to religion.
Distinctly Catholic: Gov. Chris Christie's speech, like most of the second night of the Republican National Convention, was an exercise in divisive, rhetorical hyperventilation.
Part 1 of 2: NCR's Michael Sean Winters and E.J. Dionne, columnist for The Washington Post, discuss presidential politics.
NCR Today: A Georgetown University report links anti-Muslim political rhetoric with an uptick on physical assaults against Muslims in the United States.
Commentary: Confronted with the threat of terrorism, political fear mongering and the disorienting din of a 24-hour news cycle, the Christian path is hopeful, but a harder journey.
NCR Editorial: Where is our country's compassion for the millions of displaced Syrians and peace-loving Muslims?