Synodality is "the most consequential development in ecclesiology since the close of Vatican II," says columnist Michael Sean Winters. So he's perplexed why it isn't even mentioned on the agenda for the U.S. bishops' upcoming meeting.
Congress and the White House have until the end of the month to raise the debt ceiling. Michael Sean Winters says that while neither party is blameless, today's GOP depends on people who are fundamentally irresponsible.
The best way to thank the mother figures in our lives this Sunday is not with flowers and breakfast — although those can be sweet gestures — but rather by taking one actionable step for a more just world in their honor.