June 11, 2018

Vol.218 / No.13

June 11, 2018

Loyola University New Orleans is one of several Catholic colleges facing what they hope are temporary budgetary challenges. (iStock/Gregory Kurpiel)
Politics & Society Dispatches

All colleges face budget challenges, but Catholic schools must also contend with marketing to an increasingly secular applicant pool.

An elderly Palestinian man falls on the ground after being shot by Israeli troops during a deadly protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel on May 14. Thousands of Palestinians are protesting near Gaza's border with Israel, as Israel celebrates the inauguration of a new U.S. Embassy in contested Jerusalem. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kevin ClarkeMay 17, 2018

The willingness to rush the border fence despite the I.D.F.’s overwhelming firepower is a testimony to the despair of the people living in Gaza.

Politics & Society Dispatches

Bishops in Chile announced mass resignations on Friday, May 18, after an emergency summit meeting with Pope Francis.

Sen. Robert F. Kennedy meets a resident of Greenville, Miss., in April 1967. (AP Photo/Jack Thornell)
Politics & Society Dispatches

Our measurements of poverty have changed since Robert F. Kennedy’s historic presidential campaign, but the poor and marginalized still need a champion.

Obsessive monitoring of the president, whoever he is, serves as a cheap, news-like substitute for actual reporting.(photo composite from CNS and AP images)
Politics & Society Features
Nathan SchneiderMay 30, 2018

The presidency has become a cult to which we are expected to constantly direct our attention; the result is a disenchantment with democracy.

Politics & Society Features
Eve TushnetMay 31, 2018

From the very beginning, Christ came to deliver not only captives but their guards.

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with The University of Notre Dame President Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Rev. Edgar Chandler (far left), and Msgr. Robert J. Hagarty of Chicago (far right) at the Illinois Rally for Civil Rights in Chicago's Soldier Field, 1964. (The University of Notre Dame Archives)
Politics & Society Faith and Reason
Edward K. BraxtonMay 24, 2018

Every individual, organization, institution and structure in the church must do something to counter the intensification of the racial divide in our country.