Journalists gather near a mural featuring Haitian President Jovenel Moise, near the leader’s residence where he was killed by gunmen in the early morning hours, and his wife was wounded, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday, July 7, 2021. (AP Photo/Joseph Odelyn)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Kevin Clarke
“Everyone is in a waiting mode,” waiting to find out what happened and why, and “what will happen,” Father Saint-Félix said. He asked the Jesuits in Haiti and the lay people who work with them to stay off the streets.
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service
Pope Francis, Anglican Archbishop Justin Welby of Canterbury and the Rev. Jim Wallace, moderator of the Church of Scotland, marked the 10th anniversary of South Sudan’s independence and again promised to visit the country when it has a stable peace.
Arts & CultureBooks
Zac Davis
With his debut novel, Phil Klay lays out our country's new way of waging war, without clear beginnings, middles or ends and without clear moral goods and evils.
FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
“Lebanon cannot be left prey to the course of events or those who pursue their own unscrupulous interests,” Pope Francis said on the day of prayer and reflection for peace in Lebanon.
Politics & SocietyEditorials
The Editors
The United States has dithered on establishing any policy to help bring an end to a conflict now in its eighth decade.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Kevin Clarke
“No one is safe from their attacks. Anyone they are suspicious of, anyone they think are against them, they will arrest, they will torture and some of them are even shot to death.”