Short Take

James Martin, S.J. June 15, 2018
The Bible should not be used to justify sin.
Mauna Kea is already dotted with telescopes, but T.M.T. would dwarf them all. (iStock/Jarin13)
Jennifer Reid June 14, 2018
The Thirty Meter Telescope would cover six acres on Mauna Kea, one of the most sacred places in Hawaii, and women are leading the resistance.
Washington Capitals right wing Devante Smith-Pelly, left, celebrates his goal during Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals against the Vegas Golden Knights, June 7. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Antonio De Loera-Brust June 13, 2018
American sports and politics are lurching toward their next racially charged collision.
Students and faculty at The Catholic University of America celebrate graduation on May 12 in Washington, D.C. (CNS photo/Dana Rene Bowler, courtesy The Catholic University of America) 
David Coleman June 01, 2018
Our religious institutions have spent centuries cultivating practices, from solitude to humility, that allow us to learn and grow.
Children wait in line for a meal at the Juventud 2000 migrant shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, April 25.
Antonio De Loera-Brust June 01, 2018
Separating families will not stop drug traffickers or gang members. Its only purpose is to punish migrants seeking their own American dream.
By the end of the day, a reported 16 more people were killed and nearly 200 were injured.