The past few months have not been easy for the editorial team at America. No one here became a Catholic journalist because they wanted to write about ecclesial scandals day after day.
In response to this question, 54 percent of respondents said a lack of parental involvement poses the greatest challenge to religious education programs for children.
A commitment to religious liberty demands that effort be devoted to resolving, rather than exacerbating, any real or apparent tension between religious obligation and civil duty.
The four-wheeled population is growing faster than the human population in many dense cities with strong economies.
A theology professor decides there is no other option: Cell phones are incompatible with spiritual reflection.
Catholics make up majorities of congressional delegations from six states—Alaska, Arizona, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania and Vermont—and half of the delegations from Iowa, New Jersey and Rhode Island.