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Politics & SocietyNews Analysis
Marcia Pally
The us-them thinking of modern Trumpist populism is nothing new. Americans have been responding to duress with xenophobia and anti-government narratives since the country's founding.
Politics & SocietyNews
Catholic News Service
The archbishop of San Antonio offered prayers for 46 people found dead and another 16 survivors discovered June 27 in sweltering conditions in a semi-truck. Four more later died after being taken to hospitals.
A soldier carries a child from among a group of people believed to be migrants to shore in Dover, England, after a small boat incident in the Channel, on June 14, 2022. (Andrew Matthews/PA via AP)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Kevin Clarke
“Migration is a complex issue, but it is not resolved by delegating our roles and responsibilities to other countries,” said Bishop Paul McAleenan.
Haitian migrants line up as they wait for a QR code to register their migratory situation in Tapachula, Mexico, Dec. 29, 2021. The Diocese of Nuevo Laredo has issued and urgent appeal for assistance as hundreds of Haitian migrants arrive in the oft-violent city hoping to apply for asylum in the United States when Title 42 ends in May. (CNS photo/Jose Torres, Reuters)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Kevin Clarke
“Haitians have been making their way north, trying to find a safer, more prosperous place” to work and live.
Pope Francis greets Ukrainian refugees during his general audience in the Paul VI hall at the Vatican April 6, 2022.
Pope Francis
Commenting on his recent trip to Malta in his Wednesday audience, Pope Francis spoke about migration and evangelization, especially in a time of war.
A woman walks past a burning apartment building after shelling in Mariupol, Ukraine, Sunday, March 13, 2022. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Kevin Clarke
Human suffering crosses all ethnic, racial and political borders. Efforts to alleviate it must do the same.