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June 22, 2020

Vol. 222 / No. 14

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Magazine Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.June 12, 2020

This summer, America will shift to a monthly frequency, but our position in relation to the news cycle has not changed.

Politics & Society Your Take
Our readersJune 09, 2020

Excerpts from reader comments on race in our country and our church.

Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsJune 01, 2020

Here are five ways for Catholics to deepen their commitment to working against racism.

Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace participate in a June 22, 2019, Jubilee liturgy at the St. Mary-on-the-Lake Chapel in Bellevue, Wash. The care of retired women religious has become more challenging amid the coronavirus pandemic. (CNS photo/courtesy Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace)
Faith Short Take

The coronavirus has had a devastating impact on retired Catholic sisters, write two members of the School Sisters of St. Francis. Women religious are seeking to honor their past while continuing their legacy of service.

Migrant workers crowd outside a bus station in Ghaziabad, India, March 28, 2020, as they wait to board buses to return to their villages during a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spread of COVID-19. (CNS photo/Anushree Fadnavis, Reuters)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kevin ClarkeMay 21, 2020

On March 25, hoping to suppress the spread of the coronavirus, India began the world’s largest lockdown, affecting 1.3 billion people. But the sudden move to close down all but essential services threw millions out of work and began a desperate exodus of migrant and day laborers out of the big

Terrence Floyd, the brother of George Floyd, reacts at a makeshift memorial at the spot where he was taken into custody in Minneapolis June 1, 2020. Demonstrations continue after a white police officer was caught on a bystander's video May 25 pressing his knee into the neck of George Floyd, an African American, who later died at a hospital. (CNS photo/Lucas Jackson, Reuters)
Politics & Society Dispatches

“You can only oppress people so long before things tend to erupt.”

A young boy walks past a wall with graffiti urging people to wear face masks in Harare, on May 28. Manhunts have begun after hundreds of people fled quarantine centres in Zimbabwe and Malawi. Authorities worry they will spread COVID-19 in countries whose health systems can be rapidly overwhelmed. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Marko PhiriJune 02, 2020

As under Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s contemporary political elite continue to trample on civil libertie with what the same disregard of censure from both local moral authorities and international human rights organizations.