A Vatican Shot Across the Bow for Hard-Line U.S. Catholics

An officially vetted journal has sown rancor by depicting the U.S. church as overly political, captive to the right and out of step with the mainstream.

Defrocked Priest Is About to Be Freed Amid Renewed Fury

By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE July 26, 2017 BOSTON — When he was 21 and coming out as gay, John Harris was referred to a charismatic street priest, Paul Shanley, for guidance. “He raped me, under the pretense of helping me,” Mr. Harris, now...

Bob Casey Was an Understated Senator. Then Came Trump.

Casey, an even-tempered Democrat from Pennsylvania, has been ahead of the pack in his criticism of the president, at some political risk.