Charlottesville

Counterprotesters hold signs and chant at the Statehouse before a planned "Free Speech" rally by conservative organizers begin on the adjacent Boston Common, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
Politics & Society Dispatches
“For too long, the sin of racism has lived and thrived in our communities and even in some of our churches.”
Faith News
"We can overcome evil with good if we stand together."
Politics & Society
Olga SeguraAugust 18, 2017
Last week, as events unfolded in Charlottesville, Va., my black Dominican father was pulled over by I.C.E.
An immigration rally takes place April 18 outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington. The U.S. bishops' migration committee chair in a July 18 statement urged President Donald Trump to "ensure permanent protection" for youth under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn) 
Politics & Society Features
In the face of an emboldened white supremacy movement, I find the defensive posture of some conservatives more and more trying.
Two people comfort Joseph Culver of Charlottesville, Va., Aug. 12 as he kneels at a late night vigil to pay his respects for a friend injured in a car attack on counter-protesters rallying against white nationalists. (CNS photo/Jim Bourg, Reuters)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Jim McDermottAugust 16, 2017
How do you continue to “bear witness” when every three or four days there is another crisis?
Politics & Society
America FilmsAugust 14, 2017
"Every time you shout 'White Power!' you might as well be shouting 'Crucify him!' And any time you lift your hand in a Nazi salute, you might as well be lifting your hand to nail Jesus to the Cross."