June 12, 2017

Vol.216 / No.13

June 12, 2017

Demonstrators in San Juan last June protest against creditors trying to take control of the island nation's assets. (CNS photo/Thais Llorca, EPA)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Tim PadgettMay 16, 2017

“Puerto Rico’s problem is that it’s an island of U.S. citizens who don’t have citizens’ rights—to vote in U.S. elections or have voting representatives in Congress.”

Politics & Society Dispatches
Wyatt MasseyMay 17, 2017

“They could bring nearly 12 million people out of the shadows, if they wanted to,” Cardinal Tobin said. “This isn’t about border security. It’s about being attentive to the reality of people who are already in our communities.”

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., right, accompanied by Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., meets with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 23, 2017, following after a Republican policy luncheon. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kevin ClarkeMay 25, 2017

Congress is asking the nation to make “immoral choices,” said Sister Keehan, the president of the Catholic Health Association.

Politics & Society Features
Kevin ClarkeMay 23, 2017

Those serving the homeless and other marginalized communities are living the pope's vision of the church as a spiritual field hospital.

Politics & Society Features
Michael RozierMay 25, 2017

The Affordable Care Act has changed our expectations for health care. It shifted the way we live, which may be shifting what we believe.

Art: Shawn Tripoli
Politics & Society Features
Stephanie SladeMay 31, 2017

Though the A.C.L.U. has not won in the courtroom so far, there is every indication these challenges will keep coming.

Faith Faith in Focus
Eric GregoryApril 21, 2017

Christopher’s death gave five people the chance to live.