Voices
Kevin Clarke is America's chief correspondent and the author of Oscar Romero: Love Must Win Out (Liturgical Press).
Joe Zevuloni weeps in front of a cross placed in a park to commemorate the victims of the shooting at nearby Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Feb. 16. At least 17 people were killed in the Feb. 14 shooting. (CNS photo/Carlos Garcia Rawlins, Reuters)
Politics & Society Short Take
Kevin ClarkeFebruary 16, 2018
This time the victims themselves are not having it. From the moment the first shots rang out, they captured the horror and broadcast it, forced the nation to confront it and talk about it.
James Knable helps to unpack copies of the President's FY19 Budget after it arrived at the House Budget Committee office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Politics & Society News
Kevin ClarkeFebruary 13, 2018
To the consternation of humanitarian, health and civic activists, the budget proposal includes deep cuts or restructuring of international aid and social service programs.
A prayer vigil in El Progreso on Jan. 25. Photo by Kevin Clarke.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kevin ClarkeFebruary 13, 2018
Father Moreno described the Hernández government as an authoritarian regime tilting toward a dictatorship. “It is a government that represents a threat to freedom of expression. It is a threat to defenders of human rights, and it is a government that threatens the fundamental rights of Honduran
Pills of the opioid oxycodone-acetaminophen, also known as Percocet. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kevin ClarkeFebruary 07, 2018
Life expectancy has dropped in the U.S. for two consecutive years. Guns, drugs and car accidents are deadlier here than in peer nations.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kevin ClarkeFebruary 06, 2018
Bishop Kang believes the upcoming Winter Olympics in Korea and the surprise decision of officials in the North to allow North Korean athletes to participate offers a small opening for progress.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kevin ClarkeJanuary 27, 2018
Many who may have been considering demonstrating against the Hernández government have been sufficiently intimidated into inaction this week.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kevin ClarkeJanuary 26, 2018
Outrage is overflowing onto the streets in many Honduran communities.
DePaul University, in Chicago, is the largest Catholic university in the United States. (iStock)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kevin ClarkeJanuary 26, 2018
Half of all students at Catholic colleges identify as Catholic, and 62 percent of all students are women.
Politics & Society News
Kevin ClarkeJanuary 19, 2018
Transgender patients “need to know they are welcome and they will not be looked down upon” if they come to Catholic institutions seeking treatment, says Sister Carol Keehan.