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Arts & CultureBooks
Clayton Trutor
In 'The Road Taken,' Patrick Leahy’s deeply personal new memoir, he writes lovingly about his family, his Catholic faith and his home state but seems focused largely on describing the Washington, D.C., that was—and what it has become.
A student works in his "Writing Our Catholic Faith" handwriting book during a homeschool lesson July 29, 2020. (CNS photo/Karen Bonar, The Register)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Laura Loker
Hybrid schools offer greater flexibility, which can allow students to pursue other interests like robotics or nature studies or simply accommodate a teenager’s preferred sleep schedule.
Yusniel, a migrant from Cuba, holds his 10-day-old son, Yireht, and wife, Yanara, along the banks of the Rio Grande after wading into the United States from Mexico at Eagle Pass, Texas, on Oct. 6, 2023 (OSV News photo/Adrees Latif, Reuters)
FaithFaith and Reason
Mark J. Seitz
Migration is a privileged space in which the salvific mystery is being acted out.
Pope Francis and Argentine President Javier Milei share a laugh after the Mass for the canonization St. Maria Antonia de Paz Figueroa, known as Mama Antula, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican Feb. 11, 2024. She is the first female saint from Argentina. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
David Agren
Pope Francis has been managing church-state relations well since Javier Milei’s election, while the church hierarchy in Argentina has kept a cautious and skeptical distance from the country’s new leader.
Auxiliary Bishop Thomas Gumbleton speaks on Jan. 11, 2006, at a press conference in Columbus, Ohio. Gumbleton, a Catholic bishop in Detroit who for decades was an international voice against war and racism and an advocate for labor and social justice, died Thursday, April 4, 2024. He was 94. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)
Ed White - Associated Press
Bishop Gumbleton became a national religious figure in the 1960s when he was urged by activist priests to oppose the U.S. role in the Vietnam War. He was a founding leader of Pax Christi USA, an American Catholic peace movement.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Kevin Clarke
We don’t know the names of all of the men so far, but the Guatemalan, Honduran and Mexican consulates have acknowledged that citizens of their nations working together in the United States are among the missing and the presumed dead.