Politics & Society DispatchesKevin ClarkeJuly 13, 2017
Many have simply walked from the city to the desert camps, a distance of 20 to 30 kilometers, says Mr. El-Mahdi. Now they confront hunger, thirst and the desert’s unforgiving sun. “The summer heat is brutal.”
Politics & Society DispatchesKevin ClarkeJuly 07, 2017
Father J. Bryan Hehir believes that even the expanding reach of North Korean missiles cannot morally justify a preventive strike by the United States at this time.
Politics & Society DispatchesKevin ClarkeJune 28, 2017
“This is a pretty broad exception to the ban,” David Robinson says, “and it does allow for legitimate entry into the United States for people who can pass the screening process, which is what we want.”
Politics & Society DispatchesKevin ClarkeJune 14, 2017
United Nations sources report that as many as 30 million are threatened by hunger in South Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria and Yemen—and 20 million “are at immediate risk.”
Politics & Society DispatchesKevin ClarkeMay 25, 2017
Congress is asking the nation to make “immoral choices,” said Sister Keehan, the president of the Catholic Health Association.
Politics & Society FeaturesKevin ClarkeMay 23, 2017
Those serving the homeless and other marginalized communities are living the pope's vision of the church as a spiritual field hospital.
Politics & Society NewsKevin ClarkeMay 22, 2017
The budget’s moral measure will be assessed by “how well it promotes the common good of all,” the bishops write.
Politics & Society NewsKevin ClarkeMay 11, 2017
“It’s hard for me to credit that the president is now vigorously acting in Hillary Clinton’s interest,” says Philip Lacovara.
Politics & Society DispatchesKevin ClarkeMay 05, 2017
U.S. bishops called on the Senate to strip out the harmful provisions of the bill when the chamber takes it up for consideration or essentially to start over on GOP efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare.