June 25, 2018

June 25, 2018

Vol.218 / No.14

June 25, 2018

Nigerians carry placards during a May 22 protest in Lagos against the killing of innocent citizens, presumably by herdsmen, in some parts of the country. Catholics marched in various cities around the country. (CNS photo/Peter Dada)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Linus UnahMay 29, 2018

Benue State is in Nigeria’s Middle Belt. This region, a hotbed of sectarian unrest, has suffered particularly because of clashes between largely Muslim Fulani cattle herders and mostly Christian farming communities.

Politics & Society Dispatches

A new study from The New England Journal of Medicine suggests that the actual number of people who died in Puerto Rico as a result of Hurricane Maria is close to 5,000.

Mexican presidential front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador of the National Regeneration Movement is seen during a campaign rally in Guadalupe, Mexico, May 6. (CNS photo/Daniel Becerril, Reuters) 
Politics & Society Dispatches
Jan-Albert HootsenMay 30, 2018

At least 102 candidates and political workers have been murdered since September.

Supporters released balloons upon Alfie Evans’s death on April 28. (AP photo)
Politics & Society Features
Kevin ClarkeApril 26, 2018

End-of-life disputes can be complicated and nuanced and require a sober understanding of the underlying medical technicalities and ethical concerns.

A 1940 photo shows indigenous students and a nun in a girls' classroom at Cross Lake Indian Residential School in Manitoba. (CNS photo/Library and Archives Canada, Reuters) 
Politics & Society Features
Eileen MarkeyJune 14, 2018

Canada has begun truth-seeking and reconciliation, and the Sisters of Charity in Nova Scotia are confronting their order’s role in a racist educational system.

Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash
Faith Faith in Focus
Peter J. VaghiMay 29, 2018

Lessons in friendship from St. Francis de Sales

Arts & Culture Ideas
Eloise BlondiauJune 07, 2018

The prosperity gospel offers an enticing invitation: If you work hard enough, if you have enough faith, you’ll get there. All the good things in your life, you earned.