September 17, 2018

Vol.219 / No.6

September 17, 2018

Politics & Society Dispatches
Antonio De Loera-BrustAugust 07, 2018

In the rural community of Las Palmas, a group of former coca farmers are replacing coca production with legitimate crops in the hope of promoting peace.

Archbishop Viganò seated next to then-Cardinal McCarrick, front row on left, along with other U.S. cardinals, Glory and Thomas Sullivan and John Garvey, at a fundraiser on May 10, 2013. (CNS photo/Edmund Pfueller, Catholic University of America)
Faith Dispatches

Archbishop Viganò’s explosive letter raises questions about what Pope Francis knew when, but also about Benedict’s sanctions of McCarrick.

Faith Dispatches

Italy's Catholic bishops will care for 100 migrants from Eritrea, ending a stalemate over where the asylum-seekers would go.

Activists march to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights in Washington, D.C., in April 2016, calling for an independent investigation of the murder of environmental and indigenous rights activist Berta Cáceres. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn) 
Politics & Society Dispatches
Jackie McVicarAugust 28, 2018

Honduran authorities have put the trial for the murder of an environmental and indigenous rights activist at risk by refusing to analyze and share key evidence.

Mariana Hernandez prays during a prayer service for repentance and healing for clergy sexual abuse which included prayers for victims, abusers and the church, Aug. 22 at Our Lady of the Brook in Northbrook, Ill. (CNS photo/Karen Callaway, Chicago Catholic)
Faith Dispatches
Mark M. GraySeptember 05, 2018

The most common decade of birth for alleged abusers was the 1930s, and the most common decade of ordination was the 1960s. This profile has not changed since the sexual abuse crisis made headlines in 2002.

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Faith Features
Joseph J. GuidoAugust 31, 2018

Danny was in eighth grade when he was abused by a priest. His life was never the same again.

Faith Features
Kaya OakesSeptember 04, 2018

The Nuns and Nones project seeks to bring these two groups together in order to explore new forms of community life, help millennials see models for sustainable activism and create an intergenerational network of connections.