Politicians who speak of family values would do well to understand all that term entails, says a letter from 44 lay and religious Catholic women.
American values: In the latest PRRI poll, a majority of white Americans believe things have gotten worse since the 1950s, while the majority of blacks and Hispanics think things have improved.
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.
NCR Today: Islamic art in Catholic church; Pope talks to Jesuits; Hope for displaced Christians in Iraq; Native Americans suing Mormon church; Election Day just two weeks away
NCR Today: The annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner was supposed to be a "fun" evening, but this was painful to watch.
The Al Smith Dinner. The last four minutes of Hillary Clinton's address the New York Catholic Charities gala were among the finest in the 2016 presidential campaign.
In a speech Wednesday at the University of Notre Dame, Chaput criticized Vice President Joe Biden, vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.
Trump and Clinton shared the stage at a charity dinner Thursday night, and at times there seemed to be more hostility in the air than during this week's debate.
Distinctly Catholic: Donald Trump completely misunderstood the nature of the Al Smith dinner and was the first candidate in history to be booed.
Faith and Justice: Interesting parallels exists between what is happening in the political and religious arenas. People abandon both political parties and organized religion for similar reasons.