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President-elect Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva kisses the hand of a child during a march in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Oct. 22, 2022. (CNS photo/Washington Alves, Reuters)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Élio Gasda, S.J.
Priorities for Mr. Lula as he becomes president include addressing the food insecurity that affects more than half of the Brazilian population, as well as the restoration of the economy and democratic normalcy after Mr. Bolonaro’s populist rule.
A man with a trucker hat helps move a tree into a pickup truck
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Christopher Parker
Four years later, Father Nixon and the St. Dominic’s community are still picking up the pieces after Hurricane Michael.
st francis of assisi statue in maryland
Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service
On the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, the Vatican hosted the global premiere of a documentary on the need to address climate change using ideas from Laudato Si'.
Buildings and palm trees are covered by floodwaters.
Politics & SocietyNews
Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service
Organizations such as Catholic Charities USA said they have their response teams in place to deal with the aftermath of the massive Category 4 storm that lashed western and central Florida.
Pope Francis, seated, smiles as he speaks into a microphone, flanked by a laughing man and woman
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service
Pope Francis urged attendees of the Economy of Francesco event to be concrete, to involve the poor, to care for the Earth and to create jobs.
A man in a blue suit bows to Pope Francis, with a sister in her habit standing to his left
Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service
“You can leave a mark,” Pope Francis told members of the global network; just make sure that “your mark is positive and moves toward integral human development.”