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Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
James T. Keane
A worker’s advocate, feminist leader and civil rights proponent whose work continues today at the age of 93, Dolores Huerta was an under-recognized leader.
Politics & SocietyNews
Michael J. O’Loughlin
Debt ceiling negotiations are rankling some Catholic leaders.
Members of the leadership team of Caritas Internationalis, elected during the organization's general assembly, meet reporters at the Vatican press office May 16, 2023. From left are: Patrick Debucquois, treasurer; Kirsty Robertson, vice president; Archbishop Tarcisius Isao Kikuchi of Tokyo; and Alistair Dutton, secretary-general. (CNS photo/Lola Gomez)
FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
Caritas Internationalis held its general assembly in Rome last week and elected a new leadership team to coordinate its work in more than 200 countries.
Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
James T. Keane
The combination of religious faith and prophetic political action that marked César Chávez’s hunger strikes would become typical of many other moments in his long career as a labor organizer turned American icon.
FaithShort Take
Jim McDermott
Calling programs like ChatGPT “artificial intelligence” grants them a claim to authorship that is simply untrue.
New York police officers gather on the platform at a New York City subway stop after Jordan Neely was placed in a headlock by a fellow rider on a subway train on May 1, according to police officials and video of the encounter. Mr. Neely died of his injuries. (Paul Martinka via AP)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Jenn Morson
Two recent tragedies, a death on a New York city subway train and a mass shooting in Texas, show that too many of us follow the temptation to describe others as less than human.