Service Call

March 2, 2015

Vol.212 / No.7

March 2, 2015

HELPING HANDS. AmeriCorps members put up dry wall after the tornado in Joplin, Mo
William J. ByronFebruary 17, 2015

There is a link waiting to be forged between civilian national service and post-service higher educational benefits. If pursued, this link could help ease the burden of student debt and help students meet the out-of-reach prices of higher education. What I have in mind here is voluntary national ser

Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.February 17, 2015

America Press, the publisher of America magazine, has a new name: America Media.

Letters
Our readersFebruary 17, 2015

‘Whole-life’ WitnessRe “The State of the Family” (Editorial, 2/9): For those of us who promote a “whole-life” policy, the need to support parents and their children is part of being pro-life. Organizations like Democrats for Life of America, Feminists for Life and

Children play in a playgound area outside the T. Don Hutto Family Residential Facility in Taylor, Texas in June 2009.
Editorials
The EditorsFebruary 17, 2015

A policy that relies on detention of families is fundamentally flawed.

Faith in Focus
Kaya OakesFebruary 17, 2015

I met the monk, before he was a monk, on Facebook. The message icon flickered to life when an actor we both know made the connection: two writers, two creative people, two weirdoes, two Catholics. Perhaps we’d like to get acquainted? The monk back then had a different name; let’s call hi

Sarah Koenig and Dana Chivvis at work on “Serial.”
Ideas
Jim McDermottFebruary 17, 2015

‘Serial’ kills the radio stars

Books
Kevin P. QuinnFebruary 17, 2015

'Health Care as a Social Good,' by David M. Craig