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.
Distinctly Catholic: I share Francis' criticisms of neo-liberalism. But, as someone recently told me, "It aimed at a moral ideal. What will replace it might be very dark and dangerous."
Flying back to Rome after a visiting Georgia and Azerbaijan, the pope said he does not speak of electoral campaigns but that people should study and pray before voting.
Commentary: Why does Archbishop Chaput feel the need to share his thoughts on politics -- which he seems to understand are not a fit object for his teaching authority?
Polling shows that most Americans want their president to be religious. An atheist candidate does not — if you’ll excuse the pun — “have a prayer.”
A week after refusing to endorse presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Meet the Press—saying that her "substance" regarding economic inequality remains to be seen—New York City Mayor Bill De
It is interesting, and sometimes instructive, to know the religious backgrounds of presidential candidates.
The gap between the rich and the rest of us continues to grow. But just as American wages have stagnated, so too has the public’s interest in combating income inequality.
Adil Shamoo, in a Baltimore Sun editorial, sees Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress as an indication that what Netanyahu really wants is war with Iran.
Noam Chomsky, an American linguist and political dissident, has called the Islamic State terrorist group one of the "main effects" of the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq.
The remark was made Monday in an interview with Democracy Now!