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J.D. Long-García is a senior editor at America.
Faith Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaJanuary 22, 2021
“There’s more to being pro-life than abortion and assisted suicide,” said organizer Kathleen Domingo. “We want to keep our families safe. We didn’t think it was worth the risk. Life is precious.”
Young women put to work at a Fe y Alegria program in Soyapango, El Salvador. The training program is one of about 20 across Central America that partner with YouthBuild, a program of Catholic Relief Services that trains young people in various work skills so they can avoid emigrating. (CNS photo/Oscar Leiva, Silverlight for Catholic Relief Services)
Politics & Society Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaJanuary 21, 2021
The Biden administration has vowed to invest $4 billion in Central America to address factors that drive immigration to the United States—economic insecurity, violence, environmental crises and government corruption.
Faith Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaDecember 18, 2020
During the nine days before Christmas, friends and family gather for the re-enactment, with two children dressing up to play the roles of Mary and Joseph.
Faith Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaDecember 11, 2020
Celebrations for Our Lady of Guadalupe will look different this year.
Faith Advent Reflections
J.D. Long-GarcíaDecember 08, 2020
A Reflection for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Faith Faith in Focus
J.D. Long-GarcíaNovember 25, 2020
Many Latino people of various cultures who call this country home have embraced Thanksgiving—each culture adding its own spice, of course.
Faith Faith in Focus
J.D. Long-GarcíaNovember 13, 2020
As a layperson, and as a father, I cannot continue to make myself dependent on ordained men. Not for this.
Politics & Society Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaNovember 09, 2020
“The [Biden] administration needs to seize this moment for generational change, especially in terms of immigration.”
The Latinos for Trump Coalition welcomes President Trump on Sept. 14 at the Arizona Grand Resort & Spa in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Politics & Society Short Take
J.D. Long-GarcíaNovember 04, 2020
Some Democrats were shocked that President Trump got one-third of the Latino vote. But J.D. Long-García writes that the Latino vote has never been monolithic and probably never will be.
Faith Faith in Focus
J.D. Long-GarcíaOctober 30, 2020
For those who have lost loved ones to Covid-19, celebrations will not be the same this year. But they will still remember the souls who have passed on to new life.