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Politics & SocietyThe Weekly Dispatch
Kevin Clarke
“Tell me, how does climate change drive someone to hack a person to death with a machete?”
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 & SocietyDispatches
David Stewart
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.
Arts & CultureMusic
Joe Hoover, S.J.
An in-depth look at the making of "We Are The World," Netflix's new documentary "The Greatest Night in Pop" is an intimate look back at a unique moment in music history.
Tonny Onyulo - USA Today (RNS)
Many Ugandan Catholics oppose Pope Francis' approval of same-sex blessings. LGBTQ Ugandans have fled to neighboring countries to escape homophobia.
Arts & CultureBooks
Abdulrazak Gurnah won the 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature for 'Afterlives,' which was not published in the United States until 2022.
A man stands in front of a burnt out house following an attacked by gunmen in, Bokkos, north central Nigeria, on Dec. 26, 2023. (AP Photo)
Politics & SocietyThe Weekly Dispatch
Kevin Clarke
As many as 295 people were killed in a series of apparently coordinated raids on some 30 villages in Nigeria’s Plateau State that began on Dec. 23 and continued through Christmas Day.