“Seeing-as”

July 10, 2020

An outcry In a particularly disturbing scene in J.M. Coetzee’s novel, Waiting for the Barbarians, the protagonist defends four prisoners who are about to be […]

Teaching in times of crisis: bridging the gap through accompaniment and co-creation

July 8, 2020

The coronavirus has forced educators around the globe to deliver familiar content in unfamiliar ways—in virtual classrooms with no students physically in front of them. […]

Can Catholic peacebuilders survive the pandemic?

July 2, 2020

From Congo to Colombia, the Catholic Church plays an often unheralded role in peacebuilding. Will the pandemic create new opportunities for Catholic peacebuilders or will […]

What can we learn from Austria’s response to COVID-19?

June 26, 2020

As the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic seems to be ebbing in many countries, we are beginning to recover from the initial shock and […]

COVID-19 and the child left behind

June 24, 2020

The UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development includes Goal 4: “Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.” Among the […]

Accompanying refugees in Italy during a pandemic

June 19, 2020

The global coronavirus pandemic has tested and reshaped societies around the globe, including national and international refugee support systems. The reported experiences of refugees, volunteers […]

In The Media

The coronavirus has revealed the true nature of hunger in America

June 19, 2020

In a recent Chronicle of Philantropy op-ed, Ray Offenheiser, William J. Pulte Director of the Pulte Institute for Global Development, highlights the impact of the […]

Seeing clearly during a pandemic

June 18, 2020

“Nothing is less real than realism. Details are confusing. It is only by selection, by elimination, by emphasis that we get to the real meaning […]

Two paths out of the pandemic in Central America: Repression or rights? 

June 16, 2020

A year ago, the media were directing our attention to caravans of Hondurans, Guatemalans and Salvadorans leaving their homes to trek to the United States. […]