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Olga Segura February 01, 2019
The Black Lives Matter movement has grown to become the first major racial justice movement in the United States since the civil rights movement of the 1950s and ’60s.
At Sacred Heart School in the Bronx, the principal Abigail Akano encourages teachers to take ownership of their students’ academic achievement. (Photo: Partnership Schools)
Betsy Shirley January 25, 2019
Today Catholic schools are shifting some of that authority from pastors and principals to other sources.
Rachel Lu January 21, 2019
Like most public writers, I was used to getting notes that were crude, crazy or even mildly threatening. Normally, I would say a quick prayer for these obviously troubled people and get on with my day. This time it felt different, precisely because the author wasn’t insulting or obviously deranged.
Kaya Oakes January 11, 2019
Because the church has long defined marriage as central to lay Catholic identity, Catholic single mothers have sometimes stayed hidden in the shadows.
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Sonja Livingston December 28, 2018
It has taken a trip to Epiphany City for me to fully grasp that, when it comes to faith, I have barely gotten my feet wet.
John Pfaff December 21, 2018
If we really want to scale back our reliance on prison, we need to change how we approach violence, and most people—politicians, reformers, the public—seem unwilling to do this.