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October 2022

Vol. 227 / No. 3

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Brother Jim Boynton greets an incoming freshman at University of Detroit High School and Academy (photo: U. of D. Jesuit).
Faith Jesuit School Spotlight
Maurice Timothy ReidySeptember 15, 2022

There were once over 30 Catholic high schools in the city of Detroit. There are now three.

President Joe Biden delivers remarks on what he calls the "continued battle for the Soul of the Nation" in front of Independence Hall in Philadelphia.
Politics & Society Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.September 07, 2022

The Democrats and never-Trumpers are obsessed with the loud and visible element of Trump voters who can never be persuaded. They should be focused instead on those who could be.

Sister Thereselle Arruda reads to preschoolers at St. Peter Indian Mission School in Bapchule, Ariz. The Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity have served the Gila River Indian Community since 1935. (CNS photo/Nancy Wiechec)
Politics & Society Your Take
Our readersSeptember 15, 2022

Readers respond to our September editorial, "Catholic Education on the Margins," on school voucher programs.

Jefferson, an 8-year old boy from Honduras, stands near his parents as he is questioned by a border patrol agent Aug. 26, 2022, after they smuggled across the Rio Grande into Roma, Texas. (CNS photo/Adrees Latif, Reuters)
Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsSeptember 15, 2022

Politicians may fear losing elections, but too many citizens seem to fear migrants and asylum seekers themselves.

Would Jesus feel happy just hanging out here? (iStock/FreshSplash)
Faith Short Take
David MillsAugust 01, 2022

A popular meme portrays Jesus as always judgmental, always making a sales pitch. But as a human being, he enjoyed friendship for its own sake.

Faith Dispatches
Kevin ClarkeAugust 22, 2022

As the diocesan phase of the synod ended on Aug. 15, America touched base with some well-informed sources for insight into how the synod has gone so far in the Amazon region and Asia.

Politics & Society Dispatches
David AgrenAugust 25, 2022

For critics of the first Latin American pope, Francis’ recent expression of concern about the crackdown on Catholics in Nicaragua was too little too late.