May 1, 2017

Vol.216 / No.10

May 1, 2017

"AMLO" campaigns in La Perla, Veracruz on March 25.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Jan-Albert HootsenApril 05, 2017

As next year’s presidential election draws ever closer, former Mexico City mayor Andrés Manuel López Obrador may be the number one candidate.

Residents of an “Indian school,” Regina, Saskatchewan, 1908.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Dean DettloffApril 07, 2017

Because of their sponsorship of “Indian schools,” Christians have a unique role to play in healing the wounds of the past.

The silver dome of Our Lady of the Spasm Armenian Catholic Church and the golden Dome of the Rock rise over the Old City of Jerusalem. (iStock/rrodrickbeiler)
Faith Dispatches
Kevin ClarkeApril 20, 2017

In Europe the Christian population is dying faster than it is being replaced. In North America, the number of Christian deaths will begin to exceed the number of births to Christian parents by around 2050.

Faith Features
Leah LibrescoApril 05, 2017

With 10,000 families and 7,000 volunteers, this megaparish has some novel challenges and opportunities.

Donald J. Trump, Fred Rogers and Octavia Butler
Politics & Society Features
David DarkApril 19, 2017

The PBS host once asked, "What do you do with the mad that you feel?" The question is as relevant as ever.

Victoria Daza, a native of Peru and an immigrants' rights activist, holds her daughter during a rally in support of immigrants in Massapequa Park, N.Y., Feb. 24. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)
Politics & Society Faith in Focus
Raymond P. RodenMarch 13, 2017

The decisions of our government with regard to immigrants since Jan. 20 have been despicable, and support among Catholics for those decisions embarrassing.

Photo credit: © Anthony Vazquez Photography
Faith Faith in Focus
Tracey WigfieldApril 20, 2017

Turns out, like having a kid or climbing Mount Everest or doing anything worth doing, you can’t sorta get married.