Dispatches

Brandon Sanchez January 15, 2019
Women served as deacons in Europe for about a millennium in a variety of ministerial and sacramental roles.
GoodLands founder Molly Burhans aims “to help Catholic communities around the world use their property for good.” (Photo and map images courtesy of GoodLands.)
Michael J. O’Loughlin January 11, 2019
An American entrepreneur is teaching both the Vatican and local parishes about modern cartography—and how it can help responsible management of the church’s vast real estate portfolio.
The Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe (1976 building at left and 1709 building in center), Mexico City (iStock/Byelikova_Oksana)
Robert David Sullivan January 11, 2019
Americans are journeying abroad in record numbers. Here are some of the sites across the world of particular interest to Catholic travelers.
J.D. Long-García January 10, 2019
“We witness daily how, working together, people of all faiths can focus on helping the person in front of us,” Sister Pimentel, the executive director of Catholic Charities in the Rio Grande Valley, wrote in an op-ed addressed to the president yesterday in The Washington Post.
Michael J. O’Loughlin January 09, 2019
Politicians, educators and social justice leaders are remembering Charles Currie, S.J., whose passion for seeking justice in Central America made him a trusted adviser in Washington, D.C.
On Jan 1, supporters of Brazil's new President Jair Bolsonaro display a giant banner of him on his inauguration day in Brasilia, Brazil. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
Filipe Domingues January 08, 2019
Mr. Bolsonaro’s far-right rhetoric during the campaign has led to uncertainties about his policies as president and drawn international concern about the course he will set for the nation.