Joshua Heavin is a Ph.D. candidate in New Testament theology at the University of Aberdeen, in Scotland.

Pope Francis greets a French nun with Down Syndrome during an audience at the Vatican on Oct. 21, 2017. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano)
FaithShort Take
Joshua Heavin
People with Down syndrome can accomplish amazing things, but the dignity of the human person is not contingent on measurable achievements.
A father gives water to his malnourished daughter at a feeding center in a hospital in Hodeida, Yemen, on Sept. 27. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Joshua Heavin
After the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, we must reconsider our relationship with Saudi Arabia—and can no longer turn our eyes from our complicity in the devastation of Yemen.