The Confessions of David Brooks

September 16, 2019

Vol. 221 / No. 6

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September 16, 2019

Politics & Society Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.September 06, 2019

The fact that the national legislatures of both the United States and the United Kingdom are unable to govern properly cannot be a mere coincidence.

Politics & Society Your Take
Our readersSeptember 06, 2019

“It’s their policies that have to speak to the way I interpret my own faith.”

Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsAugust 29, 2019

As the nation mourns its dead, heals its sick and holds responsible parties accountable, a more holistic examination of our ideologies and dysfunctions is still needed.

Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsAugust 30, 2019

October’s Synod on the Amazon gives the church an opportunity to hear the cries of the earth and the people of this richly diverse, life-giving and fragile region.

Politics & Society Short Take
Kevin O'BrienJuly 31, 2019

“Move fast and break things” has been a guiding principle for Silicon Valley, writes Santa Clara University President Kevin O’Brien, but Ignatian discernment can help innovators foresee negative consequences.

Demonstrators stand outside the German bishops' spring meeting in Lingen on March 11, 2019. The sexual abuse scandal and demands for reform have changed the German church, Cardinal Reinhard Marx of Munich said March 14. (CNS photo/Harald Oppitz, KNA)
Faith Dispatches
Renardo SchlegelmilchAugust 07, 2019

German Catholics are embarking on what is being called a “synodal journey,” but it promises to be a potentially rocky one, focusing on subjects the church usually avoids.

Politics & Society Dispatches
Raisa CamargoAugust 09, 2019

Progress continues to be slow as local officials do not have the capacity to respond to the high number of investigations, and some families of disappeared persons remain wary of collaborating with authorities.