The presidency of the country’s second Catholic president is revealing deep divisions among U.S. bishops. The vote to create guidelines on the meaning of communion could be an early step toward limiting the serving of the eucharist to politicians who support abortion rights.
Perhaps no phenomenon encapsulates India’s pandemic losses like the number of orphans such as Ruhi and Mahi, now living with a great-uncle who can’t bring himself to tell them about the deaths of their parents.
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Juneteenth celebrations in the United States are of a piece with celebrations of Black liberation from the Caribbean, where the moment of emancipation is more closely tethered to histories of independence from Europe’s colonial empires.
The family of 14-year-old Morgyn Arnold says Shoreline Junior High School in Utah took two pictures of the cheer squad — one with Arnold and one without her. They deliberately chose to use the latter one for the yearbook, they say.
The deal’s hurried timing and modest return package suggest that Boston’s new coach is embarking on a significant restructuring of the roster after a campaign that marked a step back from the franchise’s three trips to the Eastern Conference finals in the previous four years.
The Rev. Juan de la Cruz Turcios became the first Latin American from Langley Park, Md., to be ordained as a Catholic priest — an optimistic sign for his fellow immigrants struggling with poverty, crime and lack of education made more difficult by the pandemic.