Helping Gang Members Heal

July 8, 2019

Vol. 221 / No. 1

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July 8, 2019

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Arts & Culture Books

As the multicultural educator Robin DiAngelo points out in her recent book, "White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism," many white people fail even to recognize racism for what it really is.

Arts & Culture Film
Eve TushnetJune 26, 2019

Here are eight films in which Catholic horror speaks in less familiar accents, films I have never seen on other Catholic horror lists.

Nun kneeling on stage
Arts & Culture Music

Originally written by Georges Bernanos, the “Dialogues of the Carmelites” was turned into an opera by the French composer Francis Poulenc.

bird on branch
Arts & Culture Poetry
Jonathan GreenhauseJune 28, 2019

there’s a hole through which reasoning escapes

Faith The Word
Michael SimoneJune 28, 2019

To follow Christ means to lift up our brothers and sisters with extravagance like the good Samaritan’s and compassion like Jesus’ own.

Faith The Word
Michael SimoneJune 28, 2019

By performing the good work of hospitality, Abraham glimpsed the face of God.

Politics & Society Last Take

Any humanitarian action to confront the migration crisis will be met with great difficulties, and as one of the oldest Catholic institutions in the world, it is the Order of Malta’s moral responsibility to find new approaches and methods.