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Maryann Arceo, a volunteer at St. Anthony's Padua Dining Room in Menlo Park, Calif., listens to a man as he receives a box of free groceries at St. Anthony's Catholic Church Nov. 18, 2021. The program provides about 300 meals every day, except Sunday, as well as groceries to anyone in need. (CNS photo/David Maung)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
J.D. Long-García
“All the prices are ridiculously high,” said Manuel Jeremías Ake, a father of six in California. “We were struggling to buy what we could afford. But now, forget about it. I’ve never seen anything like this in this country.”
Tony Annett says Catholic social teaching offers “a middle road people can agree on between the twin rocks of shipwreck, communism and libertarianism” (photo: AP/CNS/America).
Politics & SocietyThe Moral Economy
John W. Miller
I spent the past year writing about the economy through the lens of Catholic social teaching. Here’s what I learned.
FaithFaith in Focus
John T. Knowles
I was one of thousands of disconnected people working in the background, in order to deliver packages that are supposed to make us feel somehow more connected.
FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
In his message for the 2022 World Day of Peace, Pope Francis proposed three paths to peace: dialogue between the generations, greater investment in education and job creation.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Paul D. McNelis, S.J.
President Biden is playing the long game in trying to revitalize the economy after Covid. It may take a long time to figure out how to measure the results.
A red paper airplane veers away on a different path from several other paper airplanes.
FaithFaith in Focus
Jonathan Malesic
We should not have to empty ourselves for the company or college.