In This Section

What Has American Politics Done to the Catholic Church?

Tuesday, November 16, 2021
4:30 p.m. EST, Rehm Library
College of the Holy Cross
In-person attendance is open to Holy Cross students, faculty and staff.
Watch the livestream here.

Holy Cross President Vincent Rougeau leads a discussion with Ross Douthat, a conservative columnist for the New York Times and author of "To Change the Church: Pope Francis and the Future of Catholicism," and Matthew Sitman, associate editor of Commonweal and co-host of the "Know Your Enemy" podcast. The three will talk about the entanglements of politics and religion, advantages and drawbacks, and whether and how to decouple them.

This event is co-sponsored Commonweal Magazine, the leading lay Catholic voice for commentary on religion, politics, and culture. To learn more, check out The Commonweal Podcast, subscribe today for just $9.95, or sign up for a FREE subscription if you're a student or recent graduate.