A Family Embrace

June 8-15, 2015

Vol.212 / No.19

June 8-15, 2015

Diarmuid MartinMay 28, 2015

I was surprised to find myself one of a small group of veterans at last year’s Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the Family, one of the very few who had been present also at the Synod of Bishops on the Family in 1980. I also have attended many synods since then, albeit

Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.May 28, 2015

This spring marks the 11th anniversary of my association with America, first as a Jesuit novice, then a regent, and lately as the 14th editor in chief. You might think that after all that time, I’d have learned pretty much all there is to know about America’s storied history and its spec

Letters
Our readersMay 28, 2015

S.J.’s and Ph.D.’sRe “Company Men,” by William J. Byron, S.J. (5/11): The fact is, the best way for a Catholic to be guaranteed a tenure-track university position is to become a member of a religious order and to get a Ph.D. Jesuit schools are drooling all over themselves to

Editorials
The EditorsMay 28, 2015

Mr. Moynihan tried to answer the urban crisis in his time with New Deal-inspired policies.

Faith in Focus

My first days as a father in the I.C.U.

Books
Jim McDermottMay 28, 2015

'More Awesome Than Money' by Jim Dwyer

Books
J. Greg PhelanMay 28, 2015

'My Struggle' by Karl Ove Knausgaard