FaithFaith in Focus
Luz Marina Díaz
The saintly, magnanimous way of Dr. Hernández can inspire us especially in this dreadful time of global medical emergency.
People wait outside a vaccination station to receive a dose of the Sinovac CoronaVac COVID-19 vaccine in Belford Roxo, Brazil, March 31, 2021, during a vaccination day for citizens 71 and older. (CNS photo/Ricardo Moraes, Reuters)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Filipe Domingues
The Pastoral da Pessoa Idosa (“Pastoral Care for Elderly Persons”) reaches 170,000 seniors all over Brazil. The efforts and interventions of the ministry’s workers are built around monthly home visits.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Kevin Clarke
The speed and virulence of the Covid-19 outbreak in India have been among its most shocking aspects. Could an outbreak as ferocious happen somewhere else?
A man receives a vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the Masaka hospital in Kigali, Rwanda, March 5, 2021. (CNS photo/Jean Bizimana, Reuters)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Kevin Clarke
“We will never get [the pandemic] under control here in the United States until we get it under control everywhere,” C.R.S.'s Sean Callahan said.
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service
The countries in the world with the most people baptized Catholics continue to be, in order: Brazil, Mexico, the Philippines, the United States and Italy.
Migrants from Honduras walk toward Border Patrol agents in El Paso, Texas, to turn themselves in on March 29, 2021. (CNS photo/Edgard Garrido, Reuters)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Joanna Williams
Many migrants and asylum seekers are parents doing their best to make difficult decisions, writes Joanna Williams, executive director of the Kino Border Initiative. That recognition should guide our border policies.