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Arts & CultureCatholic Movie Club
John Dougherty
“Higher Learning” interweaves the stories of three freshmen wrestling with identity and belonging.
Leslie Odom, Jr. and Kara Young in ‘Purlie Victorious’ (photo: Marc J. Franklin)
Arts & CultureTheater
Rob Weinert-Kendt
Can I get an amen?
Arts & CultureBooks
Leslie Woodcock Tentler
In 'The 272: The Families Who Were Enslaved and Sold to Build the American Catholic Church,' Rachel Swarns tells of “one of the largest documented slave sales in the nation," the Jesuit sale of 272 enslaved persons in 1838.
Politics & SocietyNews
J.D. Long García
The sale of 272 enslaved persons by the Jesuits in 1838 helped provide financing for the struggling Georgetown University.
FaithFaith and Reason
John P. SlatteryJuan V. Fernández de la Gala
Was Teilhard de Chardin a promoter of eugenics? Two scholars debate the question.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Dwayne David Paul
Thoughtfully administered affirmative action, as endorsed by the U.S. bishops decades ago, is an incontrovertible part of our shared task to fight racism and promote equal opportunity.