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Kevin Clarke is America’s chief correspondent and the author of Oscar Romero: Love Must Win Out (Liturgical Press).
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Kevin Clarke
“No one is safe from their attacks. Anyone they are suspicious of, anyone they think are against them, they will arrest, they will torture and some of them are even shot to death.”
Jesuits and boys under picture of St. Ignatius at the Holy Rosary Mission circa 1880-1900. Courtesy of Marquette University, Raynor Memorial Libraries and Holy Rosary Mission – Red Cloud Indian School Records, ID: MUA_HRM_RCIS_02937.
FaithDispatches
Kevin Clarke
“The fundamental reality of children dying at these boarding schools is not a new story.”
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Kevin Clarke
Sister Nu Tawng describes a nation living in fear of its own government, where arrest may come at any time or for any reason.
Ramez al-Masri, 39, navigates the edge of a crater where his home was destroyed by an air-strike prior to a cease-fire reached after an 11-day war between Gaza's Hamas rulers and Israel, Sunday, May 23, 2021, in Beit Hanoun, the northern Gaza Strip. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
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Kevin Clarke
“Violence is also in the language, in the political decisions, in the conditions of life under which the Gaza population has been living many years.”
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Kevin Clarke
During this second surge medical and support teams had no time to be anxious about themselves as scores of Covid-19 cases began arriving at Holy Family’s emergency room doors.
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Kevin Clarke
The speed and virulence of the Covid-19 outbreak in India have been among its most shocking aspects. Could an outbreak as ferocious happen somewhere else?
Exhausted workers, who bring dead bodies for cremation, sit on the rear step of an ambulance inside a crematorium, in New Delhi, India, on April 24. Delhi has been cremating so many bodies of coronavirus victims that authorities are getting requests to start cutting down trees in city parks, as a second record surge has brought India's tattered healthcare system to its knees. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
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Kevin Clarke
In one diocese nine priests and two women religious have been lost to Covid-19 just in April. The deceased clergy include four Jesuits.
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Kevin Clarke
After adjusting for rising costs of living, a full-time federal minimum wage worker today earns 18 percent less than what her counterpart earned 11 years ago—$15,080 annually in 2021, compared with $18,458 in 2009.
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Kevin Clarke
U.S. sisters were called to the border to assist asylum seekers. They (obviously) came through.
A man receives a vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the Masaka hospital in Kigali, Rwanda, March 5, 2021. (CNS photo/Jean Bizimana, Reuters)
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Kevin Clarke
“We will never get [the pandemic] under control here in the United States until we get it under control everywhere,” C.R.S.'s Sean Callahan said.