Arts & CultureFilm
John Anderson
“Lady of Guadalupe” is not an episode of “Law & Order: Sacred Visions Unit,” or anything close, though it might inspire devotion to Our Lady.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
J.D. Long-García
‘It is a question of perspective. Whose perspective do we adopt when we ask questions like that?’
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.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Jan-Albert Hootsen
The gang truce in Querétaro was modeled after a similar pact among dozens of gangs in Monterrey. A nonprofit called Nacidos Para Triunfar played a crucial role in bringing gang members and civic authorities together.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
James T. Keane
From 1846 to 1848, in the worst years of the potato famine in Ireland and during mass emigration to the United States, one of the toughest units of the Mexican armed forces battling the invaders from "El Norte" was the Saint Patrick Battalion, known in Mexico as the 'San Patricios.'
Migrant children from Central America take refuge from the rain in the back of a U.S. Border Patrol vehicle in Penitas, Texas, March 14, 2021, as they await to be transported after crossing the Rio Grande into the United States. (CNS photo/Adrees Latif, Reuters)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
J.D. Long-García
Some things have changed on the southern border, but a lot of things remain the same, according to Catholic humanitarian groups on the ground.