US election

His breathtaking election victory has unleashed a dangerous new populism. But shrill denunciations are not the answer

Many of us voted through gritted teeth. We need to invest our time and effort on building an alternative

In swing states where Romney lost, Trump’s economic programme had mass appeal

Neither candidate was a model of integrity, but at least the progressives who hate the Church are out of power

Trump tapped a volcanic lava pool of anger at poor government

The Pope said he simply wanted to understand the suffering that politicians ’cause to the poor’

The new president might create a huge leftist kickback – enough to sweep away any gains on life issues

Many Rust Belt workers are registered Democrats. But Trump spoke to their disaffection

Highlights from the Catholic world’s reaction to Trump’s victory

The abortion stance of Clinton’s running mate was a major issue for Catholic voters