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pope gestures in front of a screen on a plane that says welcome on board
Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News Service
The pope said on the plane back from Kazakhstan that it is sometimes morally licit for countries to purchase weapons for the purpose of self-defense.
Escorted by the Texas Brown Berets, family and friends of those killed and injured in the school shootings at Robb Elementary take part in a protest march and rally on Sunday, July 10, 2022, in Uvalde, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Rafael Luévano
The shock caused by a tragedy like the mass shooting in Uvalde, Tex., can change people’s hearts, dissolving apathy and stripping away callousness.
Religion News Service
Sacred Heart Catholic School in Uvalde, Texas, will receive scholarship money for new students that transferred from Robb Elementary School.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Robert David Sullivan
Like gun violence, car-related violence is also a uniquely American problem.
FaithFaith in Focus
Stephen McNulty
It is right and just to feel anger at people like the Parkland shooter. What do we do with that anger, though?
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Jim McDermott
Dante’s great insight in “Inferno” is that ultimately the only way out of hell is going through it, by confronting what we see there and what we feel.