Short Take

Faith Short Take
Adam D. HincksNovember 17, 2017
Julie Payette, Canada’s new governor general, stirred up controversy with a speech to a scientific gathering in which she seemed to pit “divine intervention” against “natural process.”
Pope Francis meets participants in the International symposium on a nuclear-weapons-free world, at the Vatican, Friday, Nov. 10, 2017. (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)
Politics & Society Short Take
Drew ChristiansenNovember 17, 2017
Pope Francis’ condemnation of deterrence is a strong challenge to nuclear strategies of the superpowers, including the United States.
Faith Short Take
Kenneth G. DavisNovember 16, 2017
A homily loaded with autobiographical details is not the only way to get the interest of a congregation.
Politics & Society Short Take
John J. StudzinskiNovember 15, 2017
Working on the frontline to help exploited women requires patience and the sensitivity to move at someone else’s speed.
Politics & Society Short Take
Colleen DulleNovember 13, 2017
A German newspaper published the names of about 33,293 people who died seeking refuge in Europe.
Politics & Society Short Take
Jonathan Malesic November 10, 2017
It is too late for Louis C.K. to be the model of male feminism. It is not too late for him to be a model of contrition.