Politics & Society

Two people comfort Joseph Culver of Charlottesville, Va., Aug. 12 as he kneels at a late night vigil to pay his respects for a friend injured in a car attack on counter-protesters rallying against white nationalists. (CNS photo/Jim Bourg, Reuters)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Jim McDermottAugust 16, 2017
How do you continue to “bear witness” when every three or four days there is another crisis?
President Donald Trump waves as he arrives on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Aug. 14, 2017. Trump is returning from a vacation to Bedminster, N.J. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Politics & Society Short Take
George Wilson, S.J.August 15, 2017
I have read about you in the papers and seen you on television. But the reality is I still do not understand you.
Protesters in El Salvador, demonstrate against mining exploitation March 9. El Salvador passed a law March 29 banning metal mining nationwide, after a long dispute between the government and a Canadian company involved in gold mining. (CNS photo/Oscar Rivera, EPA)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Dean DettloffAugust 15, 2017
The bishops are condemning the exploitation of land and indigenous peoples by Canadian mining companies operating in Latin America and other regions.
Politics & Society News
He said the West ignores Syrian and Iraqi Christians because they are neither oil-rich nor a terrorist threat.
Politics & Society Short Take
Antonio De Loera-BrustAugust 15, 2017
“Nukemap” is a simulator that allows you to conduct a mock nuclear strike.
Politics & Society
America FilmsAugust 14, 2017
"Every time you shout 'White Power!' you might as well be shouting 'Crucify him!' And any time you lift your hand in a Nazi salute, you might as well be lifting your hand to nail Jesus to the Cross."