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J.D. Long-García is a senior editor at America.
Faith Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaSeptember 21, 2018
The U.S. bishops initiated the Encuentro, which means “Encounter,” to better serve the growing Latin American community.
Politics & Society Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaSeptember 20, 2018
Congress has authorized one-third of the estimated $120 billion some estimate Puerto Rico will require for recovery.
Politics & Society Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaSeptember 14, 2018
President Donald Trump tweeted that hurricanes Irma and Maria did not kill 3,000 Puerto Ricans. The assertion runs contrary to recent findings announced by Puerto Rico’s governor, Ricardo Rossello.
Faith Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaSeptember 12, 2018
Encuentro, which means “Encounter,” is an initiative from the U.S. bishops that seeks to better serve the growing Latin American community and will continue through 2020.
Faith Faith in Focus
J.D. Long-GarcíaSeptember 07, 2018
Some Catholics would like to exploit the crisis to promote anti-L.G.B.T. agendas. We cannot stand for it.
Politics & Society Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaAugust 30, 2018
Inspired by Medellín, María del Carmen Moncayo de Villaseñor and María Luisa Arroyo de Ramírez founded the association in Mexico City in 1973.
Cristhian Bahena Rivera is escorted into the Poweshiek County Courthouse for his initial court appearance, Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, in Montezuma, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
Politics & Society Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaAugust 23, 2018
“The president has turned immigration into simply good people, bad people and a wall.”
Buffalo Bayou floods past its banks near downtown Houston on Aug. 31, 2017, after Hurricane Harvey hit Texas with 4.5 feet of rain. (CNS photo/James Ramos, Texas Catholic Herald)
Politics & Society Features
J.D. Long-GarcíaAugust 21, 2018
Hurricane Harvey took a toll on all Houstonians—rich and poor, white and brown, city and suburb—but this boomtown proud of its diversity is getting back on track.
Photo of Carlos Riudavets Montes, S.J. courtesy of Vatican News
Faith News
J.D. Long-GarcíaAugust 13, 2018
Carlos Riudavets Montes, S.J. worked among the indigenous in Perú’s Amazonian region.
Young people stand during a daylong regional encuentro Oct. 28 at Herndon Middle School in Herndon, Va.  (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
Faith Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaAugust 03, 2018
“For Hispanics, whatever the priest says goes. But that’s not right. The priest is not God. Nobody is above God.”