President Donald Trump has issued an executive order calling for building a new garden, the National Garden of American Heroes, that will honor a diverse group of individuals whose contributions have enriched American life and history.
Catholic Leaders Condemn Violence by Trump Supporters in D.C.
After hours of chaos in the nation’s capital Wednesday where President Donald Trump supporters descended upon and infiltrated the Capitol building in protest of the 2020 election, Catholic leaders across the country condemned the violence and called for peace.
U.S. Bishops Urge Trump, Barr to Stop Upcoming Federal Executions
In response to the upcoming federal execution of Orlando Hall Nov. 19, and two more federal executions scheduled to take place in December, two U.S. bishops’ committee chairmen called on the government to end this practice.
Analysis: Political Tact Doesn’t Stop Pope From (Indirectly) Tweaking Trump
“A foolish consistency,” Ralph Waldo Emerson once famously wrote, “is the hobgoblin of little minds.” People and institutions of all sorts channel their inner Emerson all the time, invoking iron-clad principles when they’re convenient but finding loopholes when they’re not.
President Trumpets School Choice
By devoting several minutes of his State of Union address on Feb. 4 to school choice, President Donald Trump put the topic in the national spotlight. It’s an issue that Catholic educators care deeply about, because any government policy that supports school choice could make Catholic schools affordable for many more parents, advocates say.
A Long Article Without Much Substance
Dear Editor: I was surprised by the tone of the article “Iowa Catholics Weigh Choices” (Jan. 25).
The President on the Front Page
Dear Editor: I was amazed to see the picture of President Trump on the cover of the February 1 edition of The Tablet.
After Soleimani Assassination, Pope Warns War ‘Brings Only Death and Destruction’
Days after the assassination of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani by the United States, Pope Francis issued an appeal for peace and calm Jan. 5 amid what he said is an “air of tension” throughout the world.
Pope Calls for Peace in ‘Beloved and Martyred’ Syria after Turkish Incursion
Pope Francis on Oct. 13 appealed for the international community to work for peace in Syria, noting that Christian families are in the areas currently under attack by Turkish forces.
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Aids ‘Terrified’ Immigrants in Neighborhood
On July 14, Good Samaritan Sunday, Father McKenna received text messages from a local woman whose sister was visited by ICE agents.