Black clergy, standing in the shadow of the U.S. Capitol, declared that President Donald Trump is not living up to his promise of being the “greatest champion” for the nation’s African-Americans.
Economy of the United States
"Catholics and Politics in the Age of Trump," sponsored by Commonweal magazine, was, in some respects, a public enactment by professionals of today's living room anxieties.
Many religious leaders viewed President Donald Trump's executive order on religious freedom, which he signed in a White House Rose Garden ceremony May 4, as a step in the right direction.
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?
Debate reaction: Six individuals, All Latino Catholics who plan to vote Nov. 8, watched the debate separately and then spoke with an NCR reporter afterward.
Faith and Justice: The choice between labor and equipment should not be tilted in favor of equipment by the government. It should be a decision based on costs without interference.
It has been 64 years since Reinhold Niebuhr published The Irony of American History. In 1952, many Americans remained haunted in a real way by the memories of what it had taken to defeat totalitarianism in World War II. They were still living in fear of a thermonuclear war and worried about the repressive communist regimes that had followed the Red Army into central Europe and taken over China. McCarthyism brought fear into America more directly, into our colleges and universities and unions and into the arts.