Politics & SocietyDispatches
Robert David Sullivan
In April the Census Bureau estimated that from 2010 to 2020, the U.S. population grew at the slowest rate since the 1930s and at the second-slowest rate in the nation’s history.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Serena Sigillito
A more welcoming society for babies, children and families must work on many levels. Catholics should be leading that charge.
A protester holds a sign outside the U.S. Supreme Court on June 27, 2019, after the court ruled against adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census. (CNS photo/Carlos Barria, Reuters) 
Politics & SocietyDispatches
J.D. Long-García
The Covid-19 pandemic and skepticism of the federal government are forcing Latino leaders to get creative in promoting this year's census, reports J.D. Long-García.
Posters encouraging participation in the 2020 census in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Kevin Clarke
The U.S. census has long had trouble counting groups like young children, reports Kevin Clarke, and the coronavirus is likely to throw the accuracy of the data into deeper doubt.
Politics & SocietyNews
Yonat Shimron - Religion News Service
The United States is steadily becoming less Christian and the number of people with no religion is rising.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Robert David Sullivan
Children are consistently the poorest age group in the United States, writes Robert David Sullivan. But will they be heard in Washington as they become outnumbered by people over 65?