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July 30, 2012

Vol. 207 / No. 3

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Nicholas P. CafardiJuly 30, 2012

Are some bishops putting the church's tax exempt status at risk?

E BookOn the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council, America is proud to republish a classic work of the Council as an e-book.The Documents of Vatican II, edited by Walter Abbott, S.J., and with comments from Protestant and Orthodox authorities, is now available on the Kindle, Nook and iPad.

Drew ChristiansenJuly 30, 2012

The role of spiritual conversation in pastoral care

If you are looking for hope in South Dakota, you do not look at numbers and percents and totals. Among the native Lakota people, social issues like alcohol, drug abuse and teen suicide rack up some depressing figures. The way down is fast and easy; climbing back up takes drive and help. If you

Of Many Things
Drew ChristiansenJuly 30, 2012

What is the spiritual meaning of America?

July 30, 2012

Labor’s Love Lost? As the editors note in “Union Sunset?” (Editorial, 7/2), there are reasons for concern about the future of organized labor, the failed recall of Gov. Scott Walker in Wisconsin being an important one. That will fuel an anti-union movement already under way that ig