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Ryan Di Corpo is an O'Hare Fellow at America.
Politics & Society Explainer
Ryan Di CorpoJanuary 10, 2020
In response to the U.S. attack that killed Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani, Iran has announced it will enrich uranium beyond the restrictions of the 2015 nuclear deal.
Mourners attend a funeral procession for Iranian Maj. Gen. Qasem Soleimani and Iraqi militia commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis in Tehran, Iran, Jan. 6, 2020. The two men were killed Jan. 3 in a U.S. drone airstrike at Baghdad International Airport. (CNS photo/Nazanin Tabatabaee/, West Asia News Agency via Reuters)
Politics & Society News
Ryan Di CorpoJanuary 06, 2020
Pope Francis prayed for peace from St. Peter’s Square. “War only brings death and destruction,” he said. “I call on all parties to keep alive the flame of dialogue and self-control and avoid the shadow of enmity.”
Politics & Society Dispatches
Ryan Di CorpoDecember 24, 2019
Parochial schools in the city are not immune to the homeless crisis, Michael J. Deegan, the superintendent of schools for the Archdiocese of New York, confirmed. “We do have some families that are homeless, and in partnering with Catholic Charities of New York, we work with the families in trying
Politics & Society News
Ryan Di CorpoDecember 17, 2019
To help make sense of the Afghanistan Papers, America spoke with Karen J. Greenberg, permanent member of the Council on Foreign Relations and director of the Center on National Security at Fordham University School of Law.
Arts & Culture Film
Ryan Di CorpoDecember 07, 2019
The new film from Terrence Malick tells the dramatic story of the Austrian farmer turned conscientious objector Franz Jägerstätter.
Arts & Culture Books
Ryan Di CorpoNovember 26, 2019
At a public memorial service in the cathedral, the site of the funerals of James Baldwin and Duke Ellington, several friends of Ms. Morrison provided their recollections of her talent, warmth and sense of humor.
Arts & Culture Ideas
Ryan Di CorpoNovember 09, 2019
Mr. Byrne, best known as the dynamic frontman of the 1980s art-rock outfit Talking Heads, is a kind of besuited Renaissance man.
Screen grab from CUA
Politics & Society News Analysis
Ryan Di CorpoNovember 06, 2019
The quest for profit goes too far, he said, when businesses desert the workers and communities that made them profitable in the first place simply to make goods more cheaply in other countries.
Politics & Society News
Ryan Di CorpoNovember 04, 2019
Georgetown announced it would commit to raising around $400,000 a year to create a fund for reparations to the descendants of 272 slaves sold by the college in the pre-Civil War era.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Ryan Di CorpoOctober 17, 2019
On April 4, 2018, the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., seven Plowshares activists illegally entered the naval submarine base in Kings Bay, Ga., staining the property with their blood and placing crime scene tape around the base. Now they are facing up to 25 years in