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October 2023

Vol. 229 / No. 3

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Liony Batista, holding microphone, is the founder of Fundación Nueva Alegría in the Dominican Republic. Photo courtesy of Cross Catholic Outreach.
Politics & Society Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaSeptember 14, 2023

The children and teens of Quitasueños can also take recreational classes, like hip-hop, dance and drama; and the center organizes summer camps in the mountains. Oh, and one more thing. The young people learn about God.

Faith Features
Kevin ClarkeAugust 14, 2023

Parsing the numbers and understanding the implications can be challenging. Are we learning anything new?

Faith Features
Stephanie SaldañaSeptember 14, 2023

The story of how one Iraqi refugee preserved the memory of home through her art

Faith Faith and Reason
Jaisy A. JosephSeptember 14, 2023

Preparations for the upcoming Synod have prompted an important question: How might the local church of the United States become a powerful witness of the good news amid cries for racial healing and justice?

Faith Faith in Focus
Kathleen BradySeptember 14, 2023

In times of reflection, when Francis of Assisi asked himself what would be the most important qualities for his followers to have, he would focus on one or another of the brothers who were already by his side. I, too, have a list of virtues that I prize. Mine, however, is a list of what I want to

Faith Faith in Focus
Eileen MarkeySeptember 14, 2023

Dr. Edward Eismann structured Unitas around surrogate families—groups of teens and younger children assigned to care for each other in cascading mentorship that also supported birth families. As they spoke at the funeral home, those who had grown up in Unitas testified to its profound influence in

Arts & Culture Books
Robert P. ImbelliJune 09, 2023

Jonathan Ciraulo claims that “Balthasar’s theology as a whole is concerned, one could say consumed, with making the Eucharist the linchpin for all speculative dogmatics.” It is worth considering the ramifications of this view in four crucial areas of theology: Christology, theological anthropology