FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
The pope’s message on the meaning of the cross resonated with the Greek Catholic community, whose members suffered harsh persecution and were prohibited to exist under Czechoslovakia’s Communist rule from 1948 to 1989.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Agata Sustova Drelova
Women in Roma settlements across Slovakia are gaining agency and bringing about a better future for the next generation.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
J.D. Long-García
While Catholic organizations have stepped up their efforts to help those experiencing homelessness during this summer’s heat wave, they are also preparing for what might be an even greater crisis.
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Politics & SocietyThe Moral Economy
John W. Miller
In the United States, there is almost nowhere that is not simultaneously very rich and very poor.
Politics & SocietyNews Analysis
Robert David Sullivan
While the overall child poverty rate may be historically low after a recovery from the pandemic, there are more specific measures of economic vulnerability for children that are still alarming.
Arts & CultureBooks
Mary Gibbons
Reuben Jonathan Miller's new book cuts through the noise about criminal justice reform to lay bare what life is really like on the other side of a prison sentence.