Politics & Society News
Bishop Mark J. Seitz of El Paso, Texas has said that the Trump Administration's restrictive immigration measures are literally sending migrants to their death.
Faith News
Bishop Weldon, a native of the Archdiocese of New York, was installed as the fourth bishop of the Springfield Diocese March 28, 1950, and served until his retirement in the fall of 1977.
(CNS photo/Will Dunham, Reuters)
Politics & Society News
The executions would mark the first use of the death penalty on the federal level since 2003.
Pro-life activists gather outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington June 29, 2020. (CNS photo/Carlos Barria, Reuters)
Politics & Society News
The court's abortion ruling continues 'cruel precedent,' said Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee for Pro-Life Activities.
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O’ConnellJune 28, 2020
Both prayers and economic assistance, Pope Francis stressed, are needed to ameliorate the ongoing humanitarian catastrophes in Syria, Yemen and Lebanon.
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O’ConnellJune 27, 2020
At the Church of the Gesú in Rome, Cardinal Michael Czerny, S.J., ordained 18 deacons and two priests who have been studying in Rome.
Cate Blanchett as Phyllis Schlafly in “Mrs. America” (photo: Hulu)
Arts & Culture
Christina O’BrienJune 26, 2020
As a Catholic active in the growing pro-life feminist movement, I found myself fascinated and motivated by “Mrs. America.”
Faith Faith in Focus
James Martin, S.J.June 26, 2020
If Jesus is white and you're not, what does that say about your relationship with him? What does it mean that Christ came for “all,” if you feel left out?
Alice Claus prays the rosary at St. Kevin Church in the Flushing section of the New York City borough of Queens on May 26, the first day the Diocese of Brooklyn, N.Y., permitted its churches to reopen amid the COVID-19 pandemic. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz) 
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kevin ClarkeJune 26, 2020
Dr. Shacham has a simple message for people eager to return to church as other social interactions appear to be restored. Do not be confused. The safest course of action, Dr. Shacham emphasized, continues to be to stay at home unless you have to venture out.
Politics & Society News
Ryan Di CorpoJune 26, 2020
George Williams, S.J., the Catholic chaplain at San Quentin, spoke with America about conditions inside the prison and what needs to be done to protect its especially at-risk inmates.
Politics & Society News
Among those who are suffering the most during the pandemic are the Rohingya community, according to Caritas.
James Martin, S.J., an editor-at-large at America, introduces “Outreach 2020: Catholic Leaders Speak with the LGBTQ Community.” (screenshot from YouTube)
Faith News
Outreach 2020, to be held at Fordham University, has been postponed until next year, but in the meantime organizers have produced a message of welcome for L.G.B.T. Catholics.
Politics & Society News
Immigrant youth are hoping that the recent Supreme Court decision on DACA will help efforts to strengthen it, thereby allowing them to continue living in the United States without fear of deportation.
Faith News
A jury in Australia had found Cardinal Pell guilty in December 2018 on five counts of abuse and the Victoria Court of Appeal upheld that verdict in a 2-1 decision. 
Faith Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.June 26, 2020
Answer's to 2020 “America Jeopardy!”, our annual beach-reading homage to the popular game show and everybody’s favorite Catholic magazine.
Faith Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.June 26, 2020
Welcome back to “America Jeopardy!”, our annual beach-reading homage to the popular game show and everybody’s favorite Catholic magazine.
Politics & Society Your Take
Our readersJune 26, 2020
We asked our readers to reflect on times when they have seen or recognized examples of racial prejudice in their own lives.
Arts & Culture Books
Leslie Woodcock Tentler's new book is both a rigorous and laudable effort to cure American Catholics of the illusion that our desires have no history.
Arts & Culture Books
Ted Gioia's new treatise on music and musicians covers everything from the Big Bang to gangsta rap.
Arts & Culture Poetry
Most of the people I know are cone-shaped. Always protruding.