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June 2024

Vol. 230 / No. 6

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Pope Francis blesses a pregnant woman during a meeting of Scholas Occurentes in Rome May 19, 2022. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Politics & Society The Weekly Dispatch
Kevin ClarkeApril 11, 2024

The global surrogacy market, valued at $14 billion in 2022, is projected to reach $129 billion by 2032. That’s a lot of bucks and a lot of babies and a lot of young women renting their bodies to other people.

Jeremy Caniglia, an art teacher at Creighton Preparatory School, instructs Michael Bope on a painting of Pedro Arrupe, S.J.
Faith Jesuit School Spotlight

“The arts are crucial to Jesuit education. Our arts programs are a home for students at Creighton Prep, but they also inspire the expansion of heart and imagination—elements that are indispensable to Ignatian practice.”

Politics & Society Of Many Things
Sam Sawyer, S.J.May 09, 2024

The Gaza campus protests reveal the nature—and danger—of righteous anger.

Faith Your Take
Our readersMay 16, 2024

“If you are not challenged somewhere in your own moral thinking by reading [“Dignitas Infinita”], then you most likely have not read it thoroughly enough,” wrote Sam Sawyer, S.J., America’s editor in chief, in his Of Many Things column last month.

Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsMay 16, 2024

No just law can stop solidarity at the arbitrary line of a border, nor can a just government require the church to condition the works of mercy on the immigration status of those in need.

A young female doctor in blue scrubs holds hands with an older female patient, both sitting on a couch. (iStock/BongkarnThanyakij)
Politics & Society Short Take
Don GrantMay 07, 2024

Many professionals who care for strangers are not religious workers, but they play a pivotal role in reinforcing the imago Dei, the notion that all people are made in the image of God.

Faith Dispatches
Gerard O’ConnellApril 26, 2024

“His presence brings prestige to our nation and to the entire Group of 7. It is the first time that a pope will participate in the work of the G7,” Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni said.