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April 2024

Vol. 230 / No. 4

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Politics & Society The Weekly Dispatch
Kevin ClarkeFebruary 15, 2024

“Tell me, how does climate change drive someone to hack a person to death with a machete?”

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Faith Jesuit School Spotlight

Catholic social teaching can provide a stronger framework for antiracism programs.

At left: the Marshall Steam Station coal power plant, near Mooresville, N.C. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Politics & Society Of Many Things
Sam Sawyer, S.J.March 14, 2024

In issuing “Laudato Si’,” nine years ago, Pope Francis made climate change a central issue in the church’s social teaching. Are we still paying attention?

Politics & Society Your Take
Our readersMarch 14, 2024

Robert David Sullivan's piece about media coverage of President Joe Biden's age invited a variety of responses from our readers.

Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsMarch 06, 2024

In a year that is supposedly a test of “small-d” democracy, the voice of the voters seems fainter than ever.

Faith Short Take
Brian DoyleFebruary 21, 2024

The greatest gift the church can give to our youth is to better serve their parents. This would begin with listening to us.

A damaged inflatable dinghy is seen on Loon Beach in Dunkirk, France, on Nov. 25, 2021, the day after 27 migrants died when their dinghy deflated as they attempted to cross the English Channel. (CNS photo/Johanna Geron, Reuters)
Politics & Society Dispatches
David StewartFebruary 12, 2024

Condemned by the Jesuit Refugee Service UK as a “cruel plan” that “violates human dignity,” the policy authorizes deporting people who come to the United Kingdom in search of safety to Rwanda.