We say: What is needed is something the United States has not had for a very long time: a coherent plan of action for the Middle East.
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After he was sworn in for the U.S. Supreme Court, Justice Neil Gorsuch said he would be "a faithful servant of the Constitution" and of the laws "of this great nation."
On March 24, the signature legislative goal of the Trump administration and the Republican Congress went down to defeat. The American Health Care Act was pulled from the floor and it was decided to forget about the Republican pledge to repeal and replace Obamacare for the foreseeable future. The Trump administration and speaker Paul Ryan have both suffered a major defeat. For his part, Trump has moved on and washed his hands of health care.
Three refugees, among them a Trump supporter, and a border diocese bishop were part of the March 20 panel discussion that explored immigration reform.
NCR Today: President Trump's travel ban excludes so many people who have every legal right to be here -- people who have contributed and continue to contribute to our country.
NCR Today: The anniversary of Pope Francis' Mass at the border is a powerful reminder to recognize Christ in the migrant and refugee and to reject the politics of fear.
As an African-American and a Catholic bishop, I have looked forward to visiting the new Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture and examining its treatment of the church.
In 2012, President Barack Obama declared the United States would always be "the one indispensable nation in world affairs." But only five years later, many people wonder whether that remarkable era of world leadership is now coming to an end. Donald Trump has publicly spoken of abandoning America’s longtime commitments in many regions of the world.
Making a Difference: Christians should oppose most of President-elect Trump's political agenda — which runs counter to God's command to care for the poor, build peace and protect the earth.
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.