Politics & SocietyDispatches
Kevin Clarke
The speed and virulence of the Covid-19 outbreak in India have been among its most shocking aspects. Could an outbreak as ferocious happen somewhere else?
A man prepares for his AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine at Ndirande Health Centre in Blantyre, Malawi on March 29. (AP Photo/Thoko Chikondi, File)
FaithDispatches
Tawanda Karombo
Poverty is profound around with “hungry people...knocking at the parish gates” on a daily basis because of Covid-19.
FaithNews
Claire Giangravé - Religion News ServiceFrederick Nzwili - Religion News Service
Some have suggested that the attack may have been a warning for the Catholic Church to keep out of the political disputes in South Sudan.
Arts & CultureFilm
Zoe Ramushu
This feature film shot in Lesotho is the small landlocked country’s first submission to the Oscars in the category of Best International Feature Film.
A man receives a vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the Masaka hospital in Kigali, Rwanda, March 5, 2021. (CNS photo/Jean Bizimana, Reuters)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Kevin Clarke
“We will never get [the pandemic] under control here in the United States until we get it under control everywhere,” C.R.S.'s Sean Callahan said.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Kevin Clarke
The debt crisis in the developing world threatens a staggering impact on the world’s most vulnerable people. “We’re approaching the greatest wave of debt crises and debt restructurings the world has ever seen.”