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people going into a vehicle next to the border wall with mexico
Politics & SocietyLast Take
Mark J. Seitz
President Biden's immigration policy and asylum rules are morally deficient, as vulnerable migrants are dying on their way to the United States from their home countries.
FaithNews Analysis
Michael J. O’Loughlin
While many L.G.B.T. Catholics have welcomed Pope Francis' emphasis on inclusion and welcome, they hope for future changes in policies and rhetoric around L.G.B.T. issues in the church.
Father Timothy J. Mockaitis, pastor of Queen of Peace Church in Salem, Ore., and penitent Ethan K. Alano of Salem demonstrate how a confession is conducted.
Joe Owens - OSV News
House Bill 74 would do away with the privilege in a sacramental confession by requiring priests to report information relating to child abuse and neglect that is shared in a confessional.
Ukrainian military medics treat their wounded comrade at the field hospital near Bakhmut, Ukraine, Sunday, Feb. 26, 2023. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Kevin Clarke
Father Zelinskyy’s message to Fordham’s ROTC cadets and to U.S. Army chaplains was simple: Fight for the truth to be known about the war in Ukraine.
cardinal wilton gregory speaks at a microphone wearing green vestments and a red cap of an archbishop
Kate Scanlon - OSV News
Cardinal Wilton Gregory said that Pope Francis has made it difficult for Americans to be comfortable with just one aspect of Catholic Social Teaching—“you’ve got to have them all.”
Politics & SocietyFaith and Reason
Bill McCormick, S.J.
Pope Benedict never ceased to argue that democracy must be judged by truth, a criterion it cannot measure but can only be measured by.