Health Care

Maria Gomez, foreground, washes her hands at a public sink in Miami Beach, Fla., on June 22. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
The coronavirus epidemic claimed more than 120,000 lives by late June, and its effects have been felt in communities across the country—but not equally.
Health service workers light candles during a vigil for coronavirus victims at Elmhurst Hospital in Queens, New York, on April 16. (Photo by John Nacion/STAR MAX/IPx 2020)
Michael Rozier, S.J. June 25, 2020
As Americans mourn those lost to Covid, we should consider what we will consider the “new normal.” Michael Rozier, S.J., asks how we can avoid repeating our apparent desensitization to gun violence.
In a recent symposium sponsored by the American and British embassies to the Holy See, women religious were recognized for being "on the front lines" in combatting the pandemic with faith, generosity, and compassion.
Gerard O’Connell June 20, 2020
“You have been one of the pillars of the whole country,” the pope said in his first public audience since lockdown.
"Yemen is desperate for peace," Lise Grande, the U.N. humanitarian coordinator for Yemen, said of the world's worst humanitarian crisis in which 24 million people have no choice but to depend on international aid.
Jesuitical June 19, 2020
A conversation with Dr. Sarah Kureshi on Covid-19 and racial bias in the health care system