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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.
Chris Smalls, wearing baseball cap, celebrates with union members after getting the voting results to unionize workers at the Amazon warehouse on Staten Island, N.Y., on April 1, 2022. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez, File)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Alex Hogan
The principle of subsidiarity helps explain why labor organizers at an Amazon warehouse on Staten Island were able to build trust and win support from the rank-and-file.
A voter in New York City fills out a ballot at Hudson Yards during early voting on Oct. 24, 2021. (CNS photo/Bryan R Smith, Reuters)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Sarah Vincent
Notre Dame researchers are exploring a surprisingly complex aspect of Catholic life: how Catholics vote. The report focused on the unique pressures and behaviors of “seamless garment” Catholics in making electoral decisions.
Heavily armed police guard the streets in down town San Salvador, El Salvador, on March 27. El Salvador's congress has granted President Nayib Bukele request to declare a state of emergency, after a wave of gang-related killings. (AP Photo/Salvador Melendez)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Dany Díaz Mejía
When gang members were asked about what they must do to exit the gang, a little over half said they must join a church or follow God.
FaithFaith and Reason
Lucia A. Silecchia
Since the spring of 2021, millions of Americans have left the workforce, and many may not intend to return. Humanity’s complex relationship with work is worth revisiting in light of today’s so-called Great Resignation.
FaithFaith in Focus
Holly Taylor Coolman
What is it that draws so many people to a church’s pews week after week?