The Church in the Trump Era: Catholicism or Americanism?
La Croix International
(Massimo Faggioli) A slight majority of American Catholics (52% versus 45%) helped Donald Trump win the White House. This is something the Catholic Church in the United States will have to live with. Future scholars of American Catholicism will not be benevolent towards those who made that possible. The list includes the Democratic Party, which nominated a person who appeared (whether the impression was founded or not) to be politically indifferent, if not dismissive towards the concerns of the nation’s so-called “religious vote”. (...)