July 2020

Vol. 223 / No. 1

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July 2020

Faith Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.June 26, 2020

Welcome back to “America Jeopardy!”, our annual beach-reading homage to the popular game show and everybody’s favorite Catholic magazine.

Politics & Society Your Take
Our readersJune 26, 2020

We asked our readers to reflect on times when they have seen or recognized examples of racial prejudice in their own lives.

Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsJune 26, 2020

If the pandemic and the swell of protests have shown that Americans are still capable of heeding the call of their better angels, it has also exposed the flaws and deficiencies of our political leadership.

Father Joshua Laws, pastor of the Catholic Community of South Baltimore, participates in an interfaith prayer vigil against racism on June 3 in Baltimore. (CNS photo/Tim Swift, Catholic Review)
Politics & Society Short Take
Flora x. TangJune 16, 2020

Even the most well-meaning prayer vigils against racism can miss the mark because of fuzzy language and a lack of black voices, writes Flora x. Tang. But there are ways to make them more effective.

Politics & Society Dispatches
John W. MillerJune 08, 2020

The pandemic will not prove to be an existential threat, but it is likely to change what and how Americans buy and eat. They may be forced to buy food closer to where it is grown or processed.

Faith Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaJune 11, 2020

It is not uncommon to see a Tesla or a Lexus among the cars in line for food donations at parishes in the diocese.

Politics & Society Dispatches
Kevin ClarkeJune 12, 2020

“The blueprint for transformation and liberation is already available,” she said. “The question that remains is: Will those in power use it?”