Politics & SocietyDispatches
Ricardo da Silva, S.J.
Jesuit priest Stan Swamy remains incarcerated in Mumbai after a judge denied his bail request. Father Swamy’s arrest almost six months ago followed a two-year-long period of interrogation, raids of his home and seizure of his personal property, including electronic communications devices.
Roula AbiSamra, center, and Chelsey, right, prepare to lay flowers bouquets at a makeshift memorial outside of the Gold Spa in Atlanta, one of the sites of a shooting spree that killed eight people in the Atlanta area this Tuesday. (Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Flora x. Tang
The fatal attack on Asian women in Atlanta was foreseeable, writes Flora x. Tang. It was the product of ideologies that relegate women as the source of blame for men’s desire.
A Mexican migrant worker picking blueberries at a farm in Lake Wales, Fla. (CNS photo/Marco Bello, Reuters)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Joaquin Castro
Congressman Joaquin Castro writes that Arturo S. Rodriguez, former president of the United Farm Workers, would be a champion of social justice as U.S. secretary of agriculture.
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Catholic News Service
"There is no question that our nation's original sin of racism continues to destroy and harm the lives of persons of color and that racism extends through so many systems of our society ... educational, economic, religious, housing, criminal justice, voting and employment," Archbishop Kurtz said.
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Adele M. Banks
Chadwick Boseman, who was most known for playing the superhero in the title role of “Black Panther,” was a person of faith from childhood who shared biblical wisdom along the path of his career.
Rep. John Lewis of Georgia is shown in a scene from the documentary "John Lewis: Good Trouble" about the longtime racial equality activist and member of Congress. (CNS photo/courtesy Magnolia Pictures)
Politics & SocietyLast Take
Kerry Kennedy
I asked Mr. Lewis how he felt then, four and half decades after being bludgeoned by state troopers. He replied with one word: “Grateful.”