Ernest Hemingway’s long involvement with Cuba illuminates the recent normalization of diplomatic relations between the United States and that country.
It only took thirty-five years, but the Vatican’s Congregation for Saints finally recognized what almost every rational Catholic in the world had already known.
Robert White never forgot the murders of four churchwomen in El Salvador, and never ceased pressing for better political and economic conditions in Latin America.
Since the Democrats' pummeling in November's midterm elections, the president has moved forcefully to show he will use all the power he still has.
The people who have passed through the doors of La Posada are survivors of human atrocities of nearly every kind. They come because home is no longer safe.
The pushback to Pope Francis’s reforms is intensifying and the Jesuit pontiff is not shy to admit it. “But that’s a good sign for me – that it’s out in the open."
Unfortunately, the humanitarian conditions that urge action on immigration reform appear less important to legislators than the politics surrounding the issue.
A colonia is any “identifiable community” within 150 miles of the U.S.-Mexico border lacking potable water and decent housing. There are 141 in New Mexico alone.
Our so-called border crisis is not fundamentally a question of security, but one of poverty, injustice, and disorder.
The crisis at our border has brought out the worst in our political system and a degree of plain nastiness that we should not be proud of as a nation.
Competing appeals from campaigns in the 2012 elections signaled the arrival of Latinos—and Latino Catholics in particular—as a pivotal force in American politics.
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