Five books that take readers beyond Anglophone perspectives
The intertwining of the Catholic Church and politics, from World War I to Trump
To lionize the missionary’s courage, Muslims were cast as implacable adversaries and served as the quintessential foil.
Molly Worthen's call for a stronger liberal Catholic voice in the public square is a good and thoughtful read. But it's hard to let this go by: Allowing Republicans to claim the mantle of Catholicism might cost the Democrats the election. As commentators have noted, Catholics may be the nation’s most numerous swing voters.