This Week

This week was filled with upheavals. In Myanmar after the cyclone, the government sought to bar aid workers, and the pressure prevented our reporter from publishing his name. In China after the earthquake, China?s government accepted foreign aid for the first time since the 1940s.

In California, the upheaval was a man-made disaster: The Supreme Court redefined ?marriage.?

Strange and startling stuff, all. But for Catholics, on the feast of Corpus Christi, we can understand it as a call to trust. God is the creator and King of the universe. He is the master of the strange and startling. And amid all the upheavals, we can be sure that his promises remain, as always, trustworthy.

Rohingya Muslim refugees gather during the Eid al-Fitr holiday inside their temporary settlement on May 14, 2021 in New Delhi, India. A lockdown is in effect as COVID-19 cases have surged in India, causing a shortage of oxygen supplies across the country.

India Needs Our Help

EDITORIAL: How can we, who are called by Jesus to love our neighbors, extend a helping hand to India and other developing world nations whose pandemic plight remains dire?