Pope challenges Congress to work toward the common good

Pope challenges Congress to work toward the common good In his historic 50-minute speech, the Holy Father speaks on a wide range of topics

Transcript of Pope Francis’ historic speech to Congress

Transcript of Pope Francis’ historic speech to Congress

Vetoes loom over GOP-controlled Congress

Vetoes loom over GOP-controlled Congress While Republicans own the majority in the House and Senate, White House says Obama ...

50 years of government-sponsored family planning

50 years of government-sponsored family planning The response of Church leaders then provides insight for today's culture wars

Big election win for GOP, but now what?

Big election win for GOP, but now what? Republicans take control of the Senate but will face strong opposition from the White ...

Editorial: Congress reboots Whether or not Congress will be able to make any strides, especially on issues of ...

Politics delay passage of immigration reform

Politics delay passage of immigration reform After looking like new bill was inevitable, Congress is again wrangling over security ...

Letters to the Editor for November 24, 2013 Catechesis, Year of Faith, government shutdown, Jesus, and prison ministry

Editorial: Political leaders are taking us to the brink

Editorial: Political leaders are taking us to the brink ‘A just framework for future budgets cannot rely on disproportionate cuts in essential ...

Shutdown affects millions using social services

Shutdown affects millions using social services Programs that rely on funding hampered; priests on bases barred from celebrating Mass