Distinctly Catholic: President Trump is expected to make his first nomination to the Supreme Court tonight. I will not be surprised if the Democrats decide it is time for payback.
Just Catholic: For an accurate read on what's most likely to happen in the 2016 presidential election, I went to a real expert: an Irish bookmaker.
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.
NCR Editorial Staff: President Barack Obama has put in motion a set of initiatives for upgrading our nuclear arsenals that, if implemented, would harm a generation of the world's citizens.
NCR Today: This country is unquestionably polarized on a number of issues. The final Republican presidential debate has certainly brought much of that to the fore.
Distinctly Catholic: The best thing to be said about last night's Republican presidential debate is that it was only two hours.
From the multi-station cafeteria to the gift shop to the theater-style sanctuary, worshipers at Prestonwood Baptist Church believe — or hope — that next year’s election will see something new.
Long-lost evangelical voters.
“So many don’t vote — it just makes me sick,” said Marjoray Wilemon, a retiree from Arlington, Texas, who has seen a lot of politics in her 94 years. “I hope that some people will realize what kind of bad shape we’re in.”
The first Republican debate is now history and the polls and pundits are quickly making decisions about who won and who lost.
Pope Francis has begged God for “more politicians who are genuinely disturbed by the state of society, the people and the lives of the poor!" After watching the GOP debate last night, I’m starting to think that some in the Republican Party are hearing his prayers.
Or perhaps they are aware of new polling that suggests practicing and preaching Pope Francis’ message is both morally compelling and politically effective.
The letter, from more than 70 Catholic and Christian leaders, asks all presidential candidates to put forward plans to address the two issues.