November 13, 2017

Vol.217 / No.11

November 13, 2017

Workers march in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Sept. South Africa's biggest union group held marches nationwide to protest what it alleges is chronic corruption fueled by President Jacob Zuma and a prominent family of businessmen, reflecting public anger over a scandal that has ensnared several international companies. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Russell Pollitt, S.J.October 19, 2017

The bishops “urge constitutional experts and the law reform commission to guide the nation on the feasibility of establishing an anti-corruption court, with specialized prosecutors, that would ensure speedy and efficient disposal of corruption cases and financial crimes.”

Supporters of same-sex marriage in Ireland react to their victory in a May 23, 2015, national referendum. (CNS photo/Aidan Crawley, EPA) 
Faith Dispatches
Michael J. O’LoughlinOctober 20, 2017

Some church leaders in Ireland say the World Meeting of Families, to be held next year in Dublin, should be open to all kinds of families, including gay couples.

Protestors rally to support Temporary Protected Status near the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Sept. 26. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
Politics & Society Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaOctober 20, 2017

Around 200,000 Salvadorans and 57,000 Hondurans have been residing in the United States for more than 15 years under Temporary Protected Status. But that status is set to expire in early 2018.

Faith Features
Leopoldo A. Sánchez M.October 04, 2017

We need to revisit the views of this 16th-century reformer on hospitality now more than ever.

Faith Features
Hosffman OspinoOctober 30, 2017

Rapid demographic changes and the fear of the unknown may explain the anxiety of many U.S. Catholics.

Politics & Society Features
Jim McDermottNovember 02, 2017

The voters I spoke with were not single-issue voters, and they showed a comfort with, even insistence on, complexity around a range of issues that are part of our national conversation.

Illustration by Angelo Canta
Faith Faith in Focus
Catherine AddingtonOctober 26, 2017

To reflect upon Cornelia’s life today is inevitably to lament it.