Politics & Society DispatchesKevin ClarkeNovember 20, 2020
“The situation is just devastating, and the needs are immense.”
Politics & Society DispatchesKevin ClarkeNovember 17, 2020
Catholic Charities U.S.A. spent decades building a domestic network to assist the social integration of incoming refugees. Three years of declining numbers and obliterated budgets took a sledgehammer to all that.
Politics & Society DispatchesKevin ClarkeNovember 06, 2020
Could French president Macron’s moves to counter the threat of homegrown Islamic extremism in the end “boomerang,” leading only to greater alienation of Muslim youth from French society?
Politics & Society DispatchesKevin ClarkeOctober 21, 2020
Advocates warned that the Azerbaijani offensive against Nagorno-Karabakh could represent only the beginning of a renewed, genocidal aggression against the Armenian people.
Politics & Society DispatchesKevin ClarkeOctober 19, 2020
Though the Christian communities around Erbil, like much of Iraq, were spared by the first wave of the pandemic, the numbers of Covid-19 cases and deaths rose dramatically over the summer and appear now on the cusp of another significant acceleration.
Faith FeaturesKevin ClarkeOctober 16, 2020
Mass attendance and Catholic affiliation have been eroding steadily since the 1970s for all income brackets, but the sharpest decline has been among the two bottom economic quartiles.
Politics & Society NewsKevin ClarkeSeptember 22, 2020
U.S. bishops call the application of capital punishment “completely unnecessary and unacceptable.”
Faith NewsKevin ClarkeAugust 28, 2020
“I don’t think we can take our foot off the pedal. We are doing a credible job; we need to do more.”
Politics & Society DispatchesKevin ClarkeAugust 11, 2020
Women, children, elderly people, Indigenous populations and migrants will be among those suffering the most.
Politics & Society DispatchesKevin ClarkeAugust 07, 2020
Many Beirut buildings simply crumbled; others are compromised beyond repair. Those that can be saved no longer have windows or doors, residents continue to occupy them to protect what possessions they have left.