Updated: U.S. bishops "welcome" resolution from 17 House Republicans calling for acknowledgement of and solutions to address climate change.
NCR Today: The GOP's image of dependency on handouts builds on Reagan's false story of a welfare queen and seemingly endless anecdotes of seeing someone buy lobster with food stamps.
Distinctly Catholic: If the political opposition is smart, which is a big if, they will emulate FDR in drawing on Catholic social doctrine's moral and intellectual framework.
Simply Spirit: Trump's cabinet picks do not bode well. But I take heart in remembering that the majority of Americans voted for a different set of values.
NCR Today: Republicans, backed by Donald Trump, and Democrats alike appear determined to recognize Israeli expansionism and its annexation of lands seized by military force.
Faith and Justice: What happens if, with regards to Donald Trump, "what you see is what you get"? What if he is incapable of becoming a disciplined, focused president?
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.
NCR Today: President-elect Donald Trump will find out that he does not have absolute unfettered power. We may be seeing the first signs of this accountability.
Distinctly Catholic: Many Democrats think that the filibuster is the only thing standing between them and certain defeat on issues that they care about in the next four years.
Distinctly Catholic: The Democratic Party's search for its soul is overlapping with the need to find a new chair of the Democratic National Committee.