April 21, 2008

Avery DullesApril 21, 2008

It is a matter of surprise that I have occupied the Laurence J. McGinley Chair in Religion and Society for 20 years. When I reached the statutory retirement age at The Catholic University of America in 1988, I received several academic offers. As a Jesuit, I consulted my provincial superior as to wh

Maurice Timothy ReidyApril 21, 2008

A slideshow of images from the pope's visit to the United States

George M. AndersonApril 21, 2008

There’s no way to undo what survivors of torture have suffered, but we can help them to get on with their lives,” Allen Keller, M.D., told me during an interview in his office at New York City’s Bellevue Hospital, the oldest public hospital in the nation. Dr. Keller is director of

With its April 14, 2008 issue, America began its 100th year of publication. Throughout our centennial year, we have been featuring articles and online features highlighting the magazines’ past, while also looking to the future. We invite you to browse through our selection of

Matthew J. GaudetApril 21, 2008

Perhaps the most telling symbol of the fragility of Kosovo is the family home. Upon arriving in Kosovo, one’s immediate impression is that the entire region appears to be under construction. Cranes dot the skyline and construction materials line the sidewalks and streets. The vast majority of

Of Many Things
Karen Sue SmithApril 21, 2008

Exploring new forms of pastoral leadership

Letters
April 21, 2008

National Heresy As I read Of Many Things on March 31, by James T. Keane, S.J., and his reflections on Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to the nation’s capital, I was jarred by his unnecessary putdown of the Washington Nationals’ lineup as one that would not “ever be worth rememberin