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Currently featured on the homepage, Nathan Schneider’s tribute to poet Ned O’Gorman, and E. J. Dionne Jr.’s latest column, on how opponents of the Affordable Care Act are casting the fight in terms of reducing government’s role in helping the vulnerable.

We also continue to look back on some of the stories that appeared during the 1920s, our first decade in print, and we’ll be featuring more from the archives in the days to come as we mark our ninetieth year of publication. And, now through Easter, we’re running Joseph A. Komonchak's series of Lenten reflections: a new reading from Augustine appears daily, so make sure to visit our dedicated page every morning. 

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It is not one of the "latest" on the website -- but this classic from Msgr. Ricardo Urioste, the former Vicar General of the Archdiocese of San Salvador, on Oscar Romero is always available.  I went looking for it today on the 34th anniversary of Saint Oscar's assassination.  

https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/romero

Special thanks to Gene Palumbo for making this gem is available to us all.