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J.D. Long-García is a senior editor at America.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
J.D. Long-García
With surrounding shelters at full capacity, Sacred Heart Church opened the gym’s doors from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., offering a place to wash up and rest, and a change of clothes and food.
Migrants wait to be processed by Border Patrol after crossing into the United States near Yuma, Ariz., on Aug. 23. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
J.D. Long-García
Shifting public perceptions on immigration—often based on political rhetoric and a misunderstanding of the facts on the ground—may help explain why there has been little, if any, movement on immigration reform in Congress.
A young, internally displaced Afghan woman carries a child near their shelter at a camp on the outskirts of Kabul in June 2019. (CNS photo/Omar Sobhani, Reuters)
Politics & SocietyFeatures
J.D. Long-García
Many faith-based organizations are among those working to provide assistance. Returning to Afghanistan is simply not an option.
FaithScripture Reflections
J.D. Long-García
A Reflection for the Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time, by J.D. Long-García
Bishop Robert W. McElroy of San Diego chats with participants in the closing session of the San Diego Diocese's synod on young adults at Mission San Diego de Alcalá on Nov. 9, 2019. He was among 21 new cardinals named by Pope Francis May 29, 2022. (CNS photo/David Maung, Diocese of San Diego)
FaithShort Take
J.D. Long-García
Bishop Robert W. McElroy is a strong choice by Pope Francis for the College of Cardinals. But he should stay in San Diego, where a growing church needs a dynamic leader.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
J.D. Long-García
Last year, the Jesuits pledged to raise $100 million to support the work of the Descendants Truth and Reconciliation Foundation. Yet, according to Joseph M. Stewart, the president of the foundation, progress has been far too slow.
FaithScripture Reflections
J.D. Long-García
A Reflection for the Memorial of St. Clare, by J.D. Long-García
A participant in the fourth annual Virginia March for Life in Richmond, Va., on April 27, 2022, carries a sign in Spanish reading "Pray for an end to abortion." (CNS photo/Michael Mickle, The Catholic Virginian)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
J.D. Long-García
A new poll found that 75 percent of Hispanic Catholics say abortion should be legal in “most or all cases.” But interviews with community and faith leaders suggest more nuance, and more ambivalence, among Latinos.
FaithScripture Reflections
J.D. Long-García
A Reflection for Monday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time, by J.D. Long-García
Participants in prayer during Mass at the Labor Day Encuentro gathering at Immaculate Conception Seminary in Huntington, N.Y., on Sept. 3, 2018. (CNS photo/ Gregory A. Shemitz, Long Island Catholic)
FaithDispatches
J.D. Long-García
“A good youth ministry program in a multicultural space can be where you integrate communities together and allow for them to really have an appreciation for different cultures.”