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July and August 2023

Vol. 229 / No. 1

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Faith Of Many Things
Kerry WeberJune 29, 2023

As local newspapers close and newsrooms shrink around the United States, strong local Catholic journalism is increasingly crucial, and Catholic journalism faces additional challenges.

on a colorful background, stick figure people hold hands, and one holds an umbrella above a person who has a dark cloud over them, signifying mental health aid
Politics & Society Your Take
Our readersJune 29, 2023

Readers responded to Bishop Dolan's article about the mental health ministry he began in his diocese. Many people suffer and are in need of accompaniment, and the ministry is there to provide that aid.

Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsJune 29, 2023

It is within our capacity to move beyond yet another national nightmare; it is in the best interests of us all to do so.

Politics & Society Short Take
Daniel PhilpottJune 06, 2023

It is not too early to imagine a ‘just peace’ in Ukraine. But ending the armed conflict is not enough; Russia may need to undertake reparative measures including formal apologies and financial reparations.

Faith Dispatches
Gerard O’ConnellMay 26, 2023

Sister Lucía Caram, an Argentinian nun living in Spain, has made 18 journeys to the war-torn country over the past 15 months, usually bringing humanitarian aid and returning home with refugees or wounded soldiers.

Houses are submerged in flood waters in Lokoja, Nigeria, Oct.13, 2022. More than half of the 36 states of the country are affected. More than 600 people have died, with more than 1.4 million people displaced. (CNS photo/Afolabi Sotunde, Reuters)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Ekpali SaintJune 01, 2023

The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria launched a campaign that aims to plant 5.5 million trees over the next five years to mitigate the effects of climate change.

Activists gather at the Minnesota State Capitol in on Jan. 27, 2023, as the state Senate debates a bill to add a ‘right to abortion‘ to state law. Photo: OSV News photo/Dave Hrbacek, Catholic Spirit
Politics & Society Dispatches

Dobbs did not dictate abortion policy at any level, but in overturning Roe after nearly 50 years, the court ruling did restore the right of states to set their own abortion policies.