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FaithFaith and Reason
Kenneth L. Woodward
The time is ripe for rethinking the assumption that the purpose of acquiring a college degree is to snag a job at graduation.
Scorsese in Old St. Patrick's
Ryan Di Corpo
The struggle for faith ‘is a struggle from which everything else emanates,’ says the storied director.
James T. Keane
Men's college basketball's finest squad did not come from one of the N.C.A.A. powerhouses of the past three decades, but from the University of San Francisco, where Bill Russell led the team to consecutive national championships in 1955 and 1956.
Flames are seen in front of the U.S. Capitol in this photo illustration. (iStock/Douglas Rissing)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Bill McCormick, S.J.
The headlines suggest that our political systems are incapable of solving big problems. What if we temper our expectations and realize that politics can bring out both the best and worst of humans?
Arts & CultureTelevision
Robert David Sullivan
Television as a popular medium died 25 years ago. It’s time to mourn.
Subsistence farmers display crops
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Kevin Clarke
Small farmers here in the middle of Central America’s dry corridor are almost totally reliant on rainfall to water their crops. As those rains become less reliable because of climate change, crop failures and then migration are the results.