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June 10, 2019

Vol. 220 / No. 13

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Politics & Society Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.May 31, 2019

The subject of every public policy question is a person, created and redeemed through love, writes Matt Malone, S.J.

Faith Your Take
Our readersMay 31, 2019

Reader Comments

Politics & Society Your Take
Our readersMay 31, 2019

In their written responses, several readers invoked the Hippocratic Oath, from which the phrase “first do no harm” is derived.

Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsMay 23, 2019

The ongoing political crisis is the persistent failure of Roe v. Wade and Casey v. Planned Parenthood to settle the abortion question and the failure of the Supreme Court to offer any sign that these cases ever will.

Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsMay 31, 2019

Dental care should be a priority in any plan to reduce inequities and improve the well-being of all citizens.

Inmates share a meal at a spiritual retreat held by Thrive for Life at the Otisville Correctional Facility in Otisville, N.Y. (photo courtesy of Thrive for Life)
Politics & Society Short Take
John T. BoothMay 31, 2019

The paramount concern of all prisons is safety. This is understandable, but it still seems unfair when security eclipses the health and well-being of inmates, writes John T. Booth.

Workers collect oil from a stream below the site of an oil pipeline break in 2016 in Wachapea, Peru. Catholic leaders are calling for governments to protect the territorial rights of indigenous people suffering eviction from their lands and pollution of their water because of mining and oil operations in the Amazon basin. (CNS photo/Barbara Fraser)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Dean DettloffApril 29, 2019

“Will this ombudsperson really be able to provide justice for a community in Guatemala, who has really experienced crimes, including rape, the forced displacement of their community, and murder?”