Fr. Tom Reese's essay looks at rural and blue-collar voters and the big-city billionaire they put into office. Will they now expect him to keep his promises?
2016 presidential election
NCR Today: Muslims discuss fears and hopes for the future under a Trump presidency on the "Interfaith Voices" radio program.
The Field Hospital: At St. Anne, participants reflected upon issues such as immigration, the economy, prejudice and poorly run government, with prayers interspersed by Pope Francis' words.
Distinctly Catholic: Trump won for a reason, a singular reason. While we in the media were focused on him, he was focused on his core message: He would bring change.
Distinctly Catholic: Russia's alleged use of fake news to affect the election raises questions about how we in the media operate.
Young Voices: If, after the election, despair is a real force we must oppose, then hope is one we must actively pursue by standing with the oppressed.
The milestone of a first female president awaits another woman. But the past year has shown the challenge of addressing sexist subtleties that underlie how society perceives women of power.
From Where I Stand: We must be thankful for memory -- the memory of the values and ideals this country has bred into us since its inception.
NCR Today: When we consider the damage that could be done by selecting the wrong person for the job of president, Catholics must consider every pertinent issue before voting.
Making a Difference: Christians should oppose most of President-elect Trump's political agenda — which runs counter to God's command to care for the poor, build peace and protect the earth.