Dispatches

Thousands attended an annual candlelight vigil in Hong Kong on June 4 in Victoria Park, remembering the victims of the Tiananmen Square massacre in Beijing in 1989. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Verna Yu June 05, 2018
Hong Kong people fear Beijing’s promotion of Mandarin over Cantonese is just another step to suppress Hong Kong’s unique culture and values.
Sen. Robert F. Kennedy meets a resident of Greenville, Miss., in April 1967. (AP Photo/Jack Thornell)
Antonio De Loera-Brust June 01, 2018
Our measurements of poverty have changed since Robert F. Kennedy’s historic presidential campaign, but the poor and marginalized still need a champion.
Mexican presidential front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador of the National Regeneration Movement is seen during a campaign rally in Guadalupe, Mexico, May 6. (CNS photo/Daniel Becerril, Reuters) 
Jan-Albert Hootsen May 30, 2018
At least 102 candidates and political workers have been murdered since September.
A new study from The New England Journal of Medicine suggests that the actual number of people who died in Puerto Rico as a result of Hurricane Maria is close to 5,000.
Nigerians carry placards during a May 22 protest in Lagos against the killing of innocent citizens, presumably by herdsmen, in some parts of the country. Catholics marched in various cities around the country. (CNS photo/Peter Dada)
Linus Unah May 29, 2018
Benue State is in Nigeria’s Middle Belt. This region, a hotbed of sectarian unrest, has suffered particularly because of clashes between largely Muslim Fulani cattle herders and mostly Christian farming communities.
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Kate Stein May 28, 2018
Catholic health care providers say when those places lack the resources to cope, climate change and mosquito-borne illnesses become issues of social justice.