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Aid to Ukraine, the child tax credit and the debt ceiling are three priorities columnist Michael Sean Winters thinks the lame-duck Congress should address.
This Thanksgiving, columnist Michael Sean Winters believes we can learn a lot about gratitude from retired Pope Benedict.
Two greats died last week, according to columnist Michael Sean Winters: the first editor of the North American edition of Communio, and an evangelical writer/former presidential speechwriter.
The GOP leader faces the more difficult task, says columnist Michael Sean Winters, given the fierce divisions in the Republican caucus.
Now is not the time for NCR to rest on its laurels. Just like the church, we have some work to do enlarging our tent, especially among young people and people of color.
While having regular publication deadlines hanging over my head can be daunting at times, I find myself renewed in gratitude for this part of my work and ministry as I write my 100th column for NCR.
The dominant reality, for the U.S. bishops' conference and for the country, is that more division is one the way, and the crying need for common purpose and shared aspirations seems ever more remote.
The U.S. bishops have sent a clear message of rejection to Pope Francis by selecting Archbishop Timothy Broglio, who heads the Archdiocese for the Military Services, as president of the bishops' conference.
The overlap between organized labor and the Latino vote in Arizona and Nevada is another important angle of the midterms that has received too little attention.