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Politics & SocietyShort Take
Maurice O'Sullivan
This St. Patrick’s Day we can find Irish Americans at the height of political power, but they may not be what predecessors like John F. Kennedy and Patrick Moynihan expected.
FaithShort Take
J.D. Long-García
Pope Francis sees the embrace of migrants as a new ‘frontier’ for mission, a privileged opportunity to proclaim Jesus Christ and the Gospel message, in accordance with his Ignatian worldview.
Pope Francis greets children not yet corrupted by Economics 101 classes on Christmas Eve in St. Peter’s Basilica on Dec. 24, 2022. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Richard A. Levins
I introduced students to a worldview completely at odds with the one expressed by Pope Francis. In doing so, I rationalized greed and dismissed the idea of a common good.
A view of the U.S. capitol building with a crowd in front of it
FaithShort Take
Charles C. Camosy
There is every reason to hope and even expect that pro-lifers will intentionally move with confidence into a Pro-Life 3.0 future focused on radical equality for both mother and child.
Arts & CultureShort Take
Jim McDermott
The Super Bowl ads are effective precisely because they’re less interested in Jesus and more interested in getting us to think about our choices.
A public policy solution to homelessness may sound good but actually make the problem worse. Who pays for that mistake? (iStock/Dejan Marjanovic)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Mark Piper
Anyone involved in choosing public policy, directly or indirectly, must consider the possibility that the wrong option will actually make a problem worse.