The senator's questioning of a Catholic judicial nominee misrepresented the nature of faith—and overstepped the spirit, at least, of the Constitution.
The senator’s reasonable concern—that Muslims and people of all religions be treated equally—led to an unreasonable demand.
Trump can't stop the international community from taking action.
American liberty has been corrupted, and it’s up to us to restore it.
He’s a powerful leader in the world’s largest Muslim nation—and he’s popular, too.
After sharing laudatory remarks about Nai-Wang Kwok, the YDS dean invited him to respond. I have thought a lot about the three sentences Kwok said before he sat down again.
At St. Peter's, the font beckons Detroiters to wade into freedom—while the bottled water around it brings to mind the principalities and powers.
The scale of government means its failures can be big ones. But so can its successes.
Public and private efforts to meet human need aren't squared off in a zero-sum game. And there's more than enough work to go around.
This week, a former Google executive asked President Obama to raise his taxes so that more people will have the chance to succeed as he has. It was nice to hear the president defend the idea that individual wealth is built in part by collective investment--even if he didn't state it as forcefully as Elizabeth Warren, and even if he mostly avoided the word "taxes" itself.