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The Priest Who Stayed

March 2, 2020

Vol. 222 / No. 5

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Politics & Society Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.February 18, 2020

The war, the horror, the death and devastation have not disrupted my life in any meaningful way.

Faith Your Take
Our readersFebruary 21, 2020

To mark Women’s History Month this March, we asked America’s readers to tell us about the women who have inspired and shaped their Catholic faith.

Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsFebruary 06, 2020

In the impeachment and trial of President Trump, institutional self-interest was insufficient to overcome partisan self-interest.

Supporters of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) outside the assembly of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops in Baltimore on Nov. 12, 2018. (CNS photo/Kevin J. Parks, Catholic Review) 
Faith Short Take
Kathleen McChesneyFebruary 11, 2020

ProPublica is advancing the painfully slow disclosure of the names of sexual abusers, writes Kathleen McChesney, who headed the U.S. bishops’ Office of Child and Youth Protection.

Politics & Society Dispatches
J.D. Long GarcíaJanuary 30, 2020

Of the 7,000 asylum cases that have been completed in the El Paso sector since the policy was implemented, only 15 individuals received asylum—a denial rate of more than 99 percent.

A boy holds a family chicken outside his home in Steele, Ala., in this 2013 file photo. (CNS photo/Karen Callaway, Catholic New World) 
Politics & Society Dispatches
Gerard O’ConnellFebruary 05, 2020

“The world is rich but, notwithstanding this, the [number of] poor people around us is increasing,” Pope Francis said. “Hundreds of millions of people are living in extreme poverty, lacking the bare necessities of life including food, medical care, schools, drinking water.”

Wapichan school children in Guyana. Photos courtesy of Leah Casimero
Politics & Society Dispatches
Ian PeoplesFebruary 10, 2020

Indigenous primary school students grow up speaking one of several different indigenous languages of the interior of Guyana but when they begin school they encounter a system based on an English-language framework, referencing a culture and experiences they do not share.