A new inquiry significantly escalates the involvement of secular authorities.
The pope has accepted the resignation of the leader of the Archdiocese of Washington. What happens next?
Pope Francis says he supports a “zero-tolerance” policy, but some insist those words are not enough.
In a revised version of the Catechism, the punishment is deemed unacceptable in all cases.
The event has sent a strong message that the U.S. wants to spread democratic values—if only the president will cooperate.
Critics, especially Jews in the diaspora, see it as a definitive declaration in favor of a Jewish identity at the expense of a democratic one.
They scream “Mami” and “Papá” over and over again, as if those are the only words they know.
Veterans of the last administration are learning a hard lesson: Policies constructed by executive order and executive agreement are just as easily blown up by them.
The new American embassy opens during a chaotic and violent week in the Middle East—and it's just the beginning.
Trump was convinced to sell lethal weapons to Ukraine thanks in part to a savvy charm offensive from Kiev—but the deal may be more bark than bite.
President Trump’s pick to replace Rex Tillerson could become the first secretary of state to win confirmation over the objections of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
As Trump prepares to sit down with Kim Jong Un, he’d do well to consider Clinton’s unorthodox approach to crafting the Good Friday Agreement, which ended the Troubles in Northern Ireland.
The interests of the U.S. and China are set to collide, for the simple reason that the Chinese recognize that they find themselves in a profoundly unfavorable position.
The preacher, dead at 99, advised presidents, mentored clergy, and influenced millions of people. Will his legacy of non-partisan outreach continue?
The U.S. vice president promised peace in the country’s newly recognized capital, but his itinerary showed that a deal is far beyond reach.
Catholic parishes have been hit hard by President Trump’s decision to suspend Temporary Protected Status for Salvadorans.
Fifty years ago, the January 1968 battle laid bare the way U.S. leaders had misled the public about the war in Vietnam.
The face of Catholicism’s clergy sexual-abuse scandal is laid to rest in Rome—but his legacy still haunts the American church.
In the Palestinian area of the city, many people just want to get on with their lives.
President Trump’s announcement on the status of the holy city could spark a crisis across the Middle East.