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Visitors hold a banner marking the International Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Human Trafficking, as Pope Francis leads the Angelus from the window of his studio overlooking St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican on Feb. 12, 2023. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
Politics & SocietyLast Take
David Alton
Education changed peoples’ hearts and minds and led to the abolition of the slave trade in the 18th century. Truth in labeling can help people of faith to oppose slave labor today.
OSV News
Ivonn Rivera is the winner of the Cardinal Bernardin New Leadership 2023 Award for her "leadership in fighting poverty and injustice in the United States through community-based solutions,”
Profile photos of the late night comedy hosts Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Jimmy Kimmel, Seth Meyers, and Stephen Colbert.
Arts & CultureIdeas
Jake Martin
In the new podcast, “Strike Force 5,” Jimmy Fallon, Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel and John Oliver all admitted to a desire for Holy Orders.
People in Soweto, South Africa, walk past electricity pylons July 3, 2022, during frequent power outages because of aging coal-fired plants. (CNS photo/Siphiwe Sibeko, Reuters)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Russell Pollitt, S.J.
In a pastoral letter, titled “All Citizens to Reclaim the Dream,” the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference encouraged South Africans not to lose hope.
Manuel Williams, C.R., reflects on his unique preaching journey, highlighting the impactful guidance he received from two remarkable women in his life: Servant of God Sister Thea Bowman, F.S.P.A., and Sister Joan Delaplane, O.P.
FaithFaith in Focus
Eileen Markey
Dr. Edward Eismann structured Unitas around surrogate families—groups of teens and younger children assigned to care for each other in cascading mentorship that also supported birth families. As they spoke at the funeral home, those who had grown up in Unitas testified to its profound influence in their life.