Politics & Society DispatchesKevin ClarkeMay 07, 2018
Developments on the Korean peninsula have inspired a degree of shock and awe in diplomatic circles.
Faith DispatchesKevin ClarkeMay 04, 2018
In April scores have died in a series of attacks and assassinations in Mexico, the Philippines and Nigeria. Catholics at prayer during Mass have been targeted in a number of attacks.
Politics & Society DispatchesKevin ClarkeMay 03, 2018
More than 200,000 Salvadorans, the largest T.P.S. community, “would be far too many people for the country to absorb,” said Archbishop Wenski, pointing out that the virtual control of entire communities by drug and extortion gangs mean that El Salvador remains a perilous place for many.
Politics & Society FeaturesKevin ClarkeApril 26, 2018
End-of-life disputes can be complicated and nuanced and require a sober understanding of the underlying medical technicalities and ethical concerns.
Politics & Society DispatchesKevin ClarkeApril 20, 2018
A human rights attorney in the United States believes that the upcoming canonization of Blessed Oscar Romero in October has been a factor in a decision to revisit the 1989 Jesuit massacre at the University of Central America.
Politics & Society News AnalysisKevin ClarkeFebruary 23, 2018
The desire for stronger gun control may not translate into more caution with gun storage among owners of firearms.
Politics & Society Short TakeKevin 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.
Politics & Society NewsKevin 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.
Politics & Society DispatchesKevin 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
Politics & Society DispatchesKevin 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.