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Politics & SocietyPodcasts
The Gloria Purvis Podcast
Dana Sweeney joins “The Gloria Purvis Podcast” this week to discuss mass incarceration, economic and racial justice and government accountability in Alabama.
Parenting is punished in this country, and the punishments are multiplied for mothers, who continue to do the lion’s share of caregiving. (iStock/jacoblund)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Colleen Shaddox
Abortion is being promoted as a workaround for the far messier and more urgent task of building an economy that is not mired in sexism. It is not a real choice for those in poverty.
People attend the Jewish Rally for Abortion Justice on the National Mall, May 17, 2022, in Washington.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Charles C. Camosy
Economically vulnerable people of color are significantly more anti-abortion than rich white folks are.
Volunteers in protective masks giving food to low-income people at a soup kitchen in Buenos Aires, Argentina, during the Covid-19 pandemic. (CNS photo/Agustin Marcarian, Reuters)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Eduardo Campos Lima
“Slum priests” continue to play an important role in many villas in Buenos Aires, helping these marginalized communities organize for social services and reforms.
James Martin, S.J.
James Martin, S.J., shares the lessons he learned as a young Jesuit about accompaniment.
Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
James T. Keane
John Steinbeck, who won the 1962 Nobel Prize for Literature, had many fans—and a few detractors—among reviewers in America over the years.