Dispatches

Faith Dispatches
Jim McDermottJune 27, 2017
I’ve only been a priest for 13 years. How could I possibly be at the point that I am just recycling ideas?
A man sits on a snowy street in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. In January, the city of Toronto began collecting data for the first time on deaths among its homeless population. (Photo via iStock)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Dean DettloffJune 26, 2017
Every month a group gathers at Holy Trinity Church to hold a vigil for those who have died homeless in Toronto.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Senate proposal could “wreak havoc on low-income families and struggling communities, and must not be supported,” the bishops said in a statement released on Thursday evening.  
Pemex’s network of pipelines is an easy target for gangs who puncture the ducts and siphon the fuel to sell. (Esdelval/iStock)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Jan-Albert HootsenJune 22, 2017
Thieves are puncturing fuel pipelines in Mexico and siphoning profits from the national oil company.
Los Angeles ordinations in 2017. Photo courtesy of the Jesuit Conference.
Faith Dispatches
Jim McDermottJune 21, 2017
The consolidation is a work in progress. The brethren have mixed feelings about it, and their provincials know it.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Rhona TarrantJune 20, 2017
The international press lauded the election of an openly gay son of an Indian immigrant as a sign of how progressive our tiny little island had become.