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Ricardo da Silva, S.J., is an associate editor at America Media.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
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Stan Swamy, S.J., has tested positive for Covid-19, two weeks after the Jesuits in India suspected that he had been infected with the coronavirus.
Politics & SocietyNews
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Stan Swamy, S.J., the 84-year-old Indian priest and human rights activist who has been held in Taloja prison in Mumbai since October, is experiencing symptoms of Covid-19.
Politics & SocietyYour Take
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Gloria Purvis, the Rev. Bryan N. Massingale, MT Dávila, Anthea Butler, Kim Harris, Shannen Dee Williams and Jeremy V. Cruz share their reactions to the murder conviction of Derek Chauvin.
Lisa Robinson of Washington, reacts on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, in Washington, as the guilty verdict in Minneapolis, in the murder trial against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was announced. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Politics & SocietyNews
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“The death of George Floyd highlighted and amplified the deep need to see the sacredness in all people, but especially those who have been historically oppressed,” read a statement from the U.S. bishops' conference.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Ricardo da Silva, S.J.
Jesuit priest Stan Swamy remains incarcerated in Mumbai after a judge denied his bail request. Father Swamy’s arrest almost six months ago followed a two-year-long period of interrogation, raids of his home and seizure of his personal property, including electronic communications devices.
Pope Francis receives flowers from children during a welcoming ceremony with Iraqi President Barham Salih at the presidential palace in Baghdad on March 5, 2021. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
FaithVatican Dispatch
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While churches and mosques have been built for centuries in close proximity to each other, the relationship between those who worship God inside these sacred houses of prayer has not always been as close.
FaithFaith in Focus
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To help you begin your Lenten retreat, we’ve collected messages of encouragement from the shepherds of the Catholic Church in the United States and beyond.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
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Leadership lapses and the spread of erroneous information and fear about possible treatments for the disease also threaten a successful Covid-19 response in Africa.
Politics & SocietyExplainer
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The Biden administration will find a willing partner in the fight against climate change in Rome—where the commitment to the environment predates Pope Francis.
Darcel Whitten-Wilamowski directs the Sister Thea Bowman, Servant of God, Mass Gospel Choir during a Black History Month Mass of thanksgiving on Feb. 16, 2020, at the Immaculate Conception Center in Douglaston, N.Y. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)
FaithDispatches
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None of the saints associated with the United States are of African descent. The Institute for Black Catholic Studies at Xavier University intends to change that, and here are six possibilities for sainthood.