Dispatches

J.D. Long-García November 19, 2018
Members of the Central American caravan will likely have to wait months to have their asylum cases heard, according to the Rev. Pat Murphy, a Scalabrini priest who runs the Casa del Migrante in Tijuana, Baja California. Fewer than 5 percent will be granted asylum, he said.
A supporter holds a balloon with the image of presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro, during celebration in front of the National Congress, in Brasilia, Brazil, on Oct. 28. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
Filipe Domingues November 19, 2018
In his first speech after his victory, Brazil’s far-right president-elect thanked God and praised voters for allowing the country to “march now on the right path.”
U.N. peacekeepers on a joint patrol with members of the reconstituted Central African Armed Forces in Bangassou, Central African Republic, in August. (UN Photo/Herve Serefio)
Kevin Clarke November 17, 2018
More than 40 people were massacred on Nov. 15 during a guerrilla attack on the Cathedral of Alindao and an adjoining compound.
Gerard O’Connell November 16, 2018
"So many ordinary people are suffering,” said Father Cedric Prakash, S.J. He has spent the last three years working with the Jesuit Refugee Service in the Middle East and North Africa Region.
Emma Winters November 15, 2018
Men and women for others “are persons who cannot conceive of love of God without love of neighbor,” Father Arrupe once said. “Theirs is an efficacious love that has justice as its first requirement.”
San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone speaks from the floor on Nov. 14 at the fall general assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Baltimore. (CNS photo/Bob Roller) 
Michael J. O’Loughlin November 14, 2018
At the request of the Vatican, the U.S. bishops postponed a vote on a set of proposals aimed at holding themselves accountable over sexual abuse.