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J.D. Long-García is a senior editor at America.
Nativity Mission Center, pictured here in the 1970s, was founded by the Jesuits in 1971 on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. The center is now part of a coalition of 49 schools across the United States that follow its model for educating underserved children. (Photo courtesy NativityMiguel Coalition.)
FaithJesuit School Spotlight
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Mr. Pérez is now the executive director of the NativityMiguel Coalition, a national network of faith-based schools that follow the Nativity model for helping children prepare for rigorous high school curricula.
FaithShort Take
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While criticism can go too far, veering into open partisanship and misinformation, calling criticism of the church “the work of the devil” is not an avenue for dialogue.
FaithFaith in Focus
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It is important to recognize and celebrate the history of Latinos in the U.S., especially in the church, where the majority of Catholics under 30 have Latin American roots.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
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I reported on recovery efforts after that 2010 Haitian earthquake. This is what I learned (and why you should care).
Politics & SocietyDispatches
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Millions of Americans behind on rent got some good news this week. On Aug. 3, the Center for Disease Control extended a national eviction moratorium through Oct. 3.
Pope Francis greets Bishop Frank J. Caggiano of Bridgeport, Conn., during a meeting with U.S. bishops from the New England States at the Vatican Nov. 7, 2019. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
FaithInterviews
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A new institute headed by Bishop Caggiano aims to help the church to reach a more diverse audience and reconnect with the disaffiliated.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
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While Catholic organizations have stepped up their efforts to help those experiencing homelessness during this summer’s heat wave, they are also preparing for what might be an even greater crisis.
Arts & CultureShort Take
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Intense competition can sometimes feel like clan warfare — and it’s all set aside in this celebration of baseball. The Catholic Church can learn from this game.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
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Bishop Mark J. Seitz and other immigration advocates were there to welcome Vice President Kamala Harris.
FaithCatholic News Quiz
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This year, as we observe World Refugee Day, America Magazine is testing our readers' knowledge of papal refugee statements.