Dispatches

A woman religious casts her ballot May 25 in Dublin as Ireland holds a referendum on its law on abortion. Voters went to the polls May 25 to decide whether to liberalize the country's abortion laws. (CNS photo/Alex Fraser, Reuters)
The repeal of Ireland's Eighth Amendment, which guarantees the right to life of the unborn, has passed with a nearly 2-1 margin.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos testifies at a House Committee on Education and the Workforce, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
J.D. Long-García May 25, 2018
The Secretary of Education stirred up controversy when she said it was up to schools to decide if an undocumented student should be reported to authorities.
Jim McDermott May 24, 2018
Among both listeners and staff, one can find those who were born and raised in the United States or moved here at a young age and those who are new to the country; those who have papers and those who do not or whose parents do not.
An official wedding photo of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, center, in Windsor Castle, Windsor, England. Others in photo from left, back row, Jasper Dyer, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Charles, Doria Ragland, Prince William; center row, Brian Mulroney, Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II, Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, Princess Charlotte, Prince George, Rylan Litt, John Mulroney; front row, Ivy Mulroney, Florence van Cutsem, Zalie Warren, Remi Litt. (Alexi Lubomirski/Kensington Palace via AP)
David Stewart May 23, 2018
A poll found that 66 percent of the British public declared they were not interested in the Windsor wedding.
Bishops in Chile announced mass resignations on Friday, May 18, after an emergency summit meeting with Pope Francis.
Nine-month-old Conner Walkenhorst and his mother, Jennifer Walkenhorst, visit in July 2017 with Dr. Nadeem Parkar and Dr. Wilson King, physicians instrumental in the creation of a three-dimensional model of Conner’s heart at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital in St. Louis. The model allowed for detailed planning of the baby’s successful heart transplant surgery. (Betsy Taylor/CHA)
Kevin Clarke May 18, 2018
Going to the margins to provide health services does not always earn Catholic hospitals praise; sometimes it provokes unfriendly scrutiny.