Short Take

Beatriz Mejia of El Salvador speaks at a rally in front of the White House in Washington in March 2016 in support of immigrant families who are seeking asylum. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
Politics & Society Short Take
Can a Catholic carry out his or her job duties in good conscience if they include the deportation of people facing imminent death in their home countries?
Politics & Society Short Take
Britanny HamamaJune 20, 2017
The one thing that has been getting me and my family through this all has been the power of prayer.
Students from Fort Albany Residential School reading in class overseen by a nun, circa 1945. From the Edmund Metatawabin collection at the University of Algoma. (Wikimedia Commons)
Politics & Society Short Take
Rennie NahaneeJune 15, 2017
As an indigenous person who works for the Catholic Church, I have pondered the value of an apology to the former students of the residential schools.
Politics & Society Short Take
Margot PattersonJune 13, 2017
The misclassification of government documents has caught people up in phony scandals costly to them and to the public at large.
Politics & Society Short Take
Zac DavisJune 09, 2017
Whether or not impeachment is warranted, it will not be enough to redeem this strange episode in the life of the United States.
British Prime Minister Theresa May listens to election results in Maidenhead on June 9. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
Politics & Society Short Take
Eloise BlondiauJune 09, 2017
At the end of her election campaign, the British prime minister made ominous comments about curtailing civil liberties.