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Kevin Clarke is America's chief correspondent and the author of Oscar Romero: Love Must Win Out (Liturgical Press).
A Pakistani woman and her daughter stand in a buffet line during a Catholic Charities-hosted party for refugees held in observance of World Refugee Day June 2017 in Amityville, N.Y. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kevin ClarkeJanuary 09, 2018
As many as 17 to 23 Catholic Charities offices around the country are now confronting the end of programs that have been successfully assimilating thousands of refugees into U.S. society for decades
House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin leaves the House Chamber after voting on the Republican tax bill on Dec. 19. Republicans muscled the most sweeping rewrite of the nation's tax laws in more than three decades through the House. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Politics & Society News Analysis
Kevin ClarkeDecember 20, 2017
“We ask that [the president] take into account the full consequences of its provisions and work with Congress to remedy them before signing a tax bill into law.”
Cardinal Bernard F. Law and Cardinal Agostino Cacciavillan, former apostolic nuncio to the United States, leave after Pope Francis' audience with members of the Roman Curia in Clementine Hall at the Vatican Dec. 22, 2014 (CNS photo/Paul Haring). 
Faith Dispatches
Kevin ClarkeDecember 19, 2017
As a younger man Law was hailed for his courageous positions on desegregation and civil rights, but his legacy is marred by the sexual abuse crisis.
Homeless people are seen in Washington June 22. Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Fla., chair of the U.S. bishops' domestic policy committee, released a statement Nov. 17 proclaiming that the House of Representatives "ignored impacts to the poor and families" in passing the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act the previous day. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kevin ClarkeDecember 15, 2017
The United States is thwarting the advancement of millions of its citizens, a UN rapporteur says.
Worshippers recite the Lord's Prayer during Mass at Corpus Christi Church in Mineola, N.Y., on Oct. 13. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz, Long Island Catholic)
Faith News
Kevin ClarkeDecember 15, 2017
Making ancient Scripture sensible in contemporary languages will always prove a hazard-heavy challenge.
A Rohingya woman holds her infant as she scuffles to receive relief aid Nov. 28 in the Kutupalong refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. (CNS photo/Susana Vera, Reuters)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kevin ClarkeDecember 06, 2017
While diplomats and advocates weigh in on the crisis, Catholic Relief Services in Bangladesh, supporting the local Caritas office, is responding with humanitarian assistance, delivering food and critical survival supplies to thousands of Rohingya families.
A Rohingya woman holds her infant as she scuffles to receive relief aid Nov. 28 in the Kutupalong refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. (CNS photo/Susana Vera, Reuters)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kevin ClarkeDecember 06, 2017
Migrants arrive at Zefyros beach near the coast of the southeastern island of Rhodes, Greece, April 20, 2015. At least three people drowned the day after Pope Francis appealed for the international community to do more to prevent such migrant deaths. (CNS photo/Loukas Mastis, EPA)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kevin ClarkeDecember 05, 2017
The United States has removed itself from another international dialogue aimed at tackling a complex international challenge—migration.
An Iraqi policeman stands guard as worshippers pray during Christmas Eve Mass in 2016 at al-Tahira al-Kubra church in Mosul. (CNS photo/Mohammed Badra, EPA)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kevin ClarkeDecember 01, 2017
After surviving ISIS, Christian communities in Nineveh face a new threat as Kurdish Peshmerga forces and Iraqi government troops backed by Shiite militias square off across the province.
Demonstrators join a "protect net neutrality" rally in San Francisco in September 2017. Photo courtesy of wikicommons.
Politics & Society News
Kevin ClarkeNovember 28, 2017
Bishop Coyne urged the retention of the current open internet policies in the wake of a FCC draft proposal that would repeal those protections.