Politics & SocietyDispatches
J.D. Long-García
While Catholic organizations have stepped up their efforts to help those experiencing homelessness during this summer’s heat wave, they are also preparing for what might be an even greater crisis.
Politics & SocietyFaith
Cecilia González-Andrieu
My childhood in Cuba made me prize critical thought. It also made me aware that extremism for the sake of power results in the erosion of truth and agency.
Firefighters participate in an appreciation rally for medical workers at St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center in Roslyn, N.Y., April 9, 2020, during the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Kevin Clarke
“Essential” workers have returned to “normal,” confronting the low wages, poor-to-no benefits—including no paid sick time or company-sponsored health insurance—they faced before the crisis.
Anti-government protesters hide behind makeshift shields during clashes with the police in Bogota, Colombia, Wednesday, June 9, 2021. The protests have been triggered by proposed tax increases on public services, fuel, wages and pensions. (AP Photo/Ivan Valencia)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Filipe Domingues
What began on April 28 as a public reaction to a tax reform proposal from President Iván Duque has expanded into a massive mobilization of broad discontent.
FaithFaith in Focus
David Inczauskis
If the people are in the streets in protest, then the church has to be in the streets in protest, too.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Kathleen Bonnette
It is easy to mock “wokeness,” writes Kathleen Bonnette, but developing an awareness of the realities that others face is relevant to the first step of the pastoral cycle: seeing.