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Politics & SocietyNews Analysis
Kevin Clarke
The Senate cafeteria workers are not asking for much—just an improved hourly rate that has a chance of catching up to inflation and something close to the health insurance abundance enjoyed by the senators they serve each day.
Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
James T. Keane
The Rev. Andrew Greeley had an enormous impact on the American Catholic Church—including through his many contributions to this magazine.
Pope Francis prays at the Ermineskin Cree Nation Cemetery before meeting with First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities at Maskwacis, Alberta, July 25, 2022. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Kevin Clarke
After a brochure that demonized traditions of the Oglala Lakota Sioux people was handed out to young people, tribal leaders took action, approving an ordinance that curtails Christian missions at Pine Ridge.
A priest, facing the high altar, elevates the Eucharist.
Mark Zimmerman - Catholic News Service
Cardinal Wilton D. Gregory of Washington promulgated liturgical norms July 22 for implementing Pope Francis’ apostolic letter “Traditionis Custodes.”
FaithFaith in Focus
Jim McDermott
We will all be a lot better off when fewer distinctions are made between us clergy and everyone else.
All that remains of St. Colman Church in Dillon, W.Va., on Irish Mountain in Raleigh County, is seen June 27, 2022, after it was found burned to the ground June 26. (CNS photo/courtesy Beaver Volunteer Fire)
Colleen Rowan - Catholic News Service
More than two weeks after a 145-year-old Catholic church was destroyed by fire, law enforcement officials announced that two suspects were arrested and charged with felonies for a blaze officials confirmed was arson.