We say: The martyrdom of Fr. Stanley Rother forces U.S. Catholics, to confront the complicity of our culture — and by extension, of each of us — in his martyrdom.
We say: We owe it to ourselves to take control of what we can within our own homes and on the screens of the increasing numbers of devices we consult constantly.
Editorial: Marie Dennis, co-president of Pax Christi International, has long known that making peace requires not only new ways of acting, but also new ways of seeing and thinking.
Editorial: President-elect Trump and those who will be controlling Congress have their first challenge as they take up the reins of power: $125 billion in administrative waste.
Editorial: We are called to be a people of faith, but to continue to rely on divine intervention to escape nuclear disaster is an abuse of that faith.
We say: The symbolic doors of mercy, unsealed and opened in Rome and in dioceses and parishes around the globe have urged conversion and renewal while there is still time.
We say: The process in Colombia is a sober reminder that achieving peace more often than not involves a long and difficult slog out of the horrors of war.
We say: Cardinal Timothy Dolan's effort in designing a compensation program for victims of clergy sex abuse works against a history of activity of the U.S. hierarchy that does not inspire trust.
Editorial: With his new cardinal appointments, Francis is walking past some of the old established sees, and going to the peripheries of the church.
Editorial: By emphasizing a single issue and making it obligatory to vote according to a candidate's stance on that issue, bishops put many Catholics in a difficult position.