Despite historic clashes, Roman Catholic and Protestant leaders have come together during the pandemic around Brexit, the legacy of the Troubles, and other issues that span both sides of the border. Leaders from Ireland’s main Christian traditions will host a “Service of Reflection and Hope” in Armagh, Northern Ireland on October 21, 2021, marking 100 years since “the partition of Ireland and the formation of Northern Ireland.” But the churches’ service has become controversial, underscoring tensions that linger on both sides of the border. In September, the president of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, said he would decline his invitation because…

Law professor Mary Ziegler chronicles the tactics used by abortion foes and abortion rights activists in the years since the 1973 decision.

As the nation grapples with questions of race, removing Confederate Army symbols is under discussion at the highest levels of the Pentagon. Retired four-star Army Gen. David Petraeus wrote in an essay, “Now, belatedly, is the moment for us to pay such attention.”

Divided by geography and culture, and relying on different media sources, Americans are experiencing the pandemic through divergent partisan lenses.

With 71% of precincts reporting, Mayor Pete Buttigieg becomes the first openly gay candidate to earn presidential primary delegates, and is leading by a small margin. But the results chaos revives criticism of Iowa’s “first-in-the-nation” status.