Politics & Society News AnalysisKevin ClarkeJune 06, 2018
House Republicans will be returning to a fight over raising work requirements for the nation’s 43 million recipients of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program after a previous effort to pass the farm bill flamed out last month.
Politics & Society DispatchesKevin ClarkeMay 18, 2018
Going to the margins to provide health services does not always earn Catholic hospitals praise; sometimes it provokes unfriendly scrutiny.
Politics & Society DispatchesKevin ClarkeMay 17, 2018
The willingness to rush the border fence despite the I.D.F.’s overwhelming firepower is a testimony to the despair of the people living in Gaza.
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.