In an online survey, America asked members of its “U.S. Politics Catholic Discussion Group” on Facebook and other readers for their thoughts on the debates.
The Editors: The United States risks engaging in an unending financial war with Iran that could slip into a military one at the slightest provocation.
Even if the Supreme Court were willing, judicial oversight would not be a panacea for gerrymandering.
We know of at least 4,000 planets outside our solar system, writes the astronomer Samantha Lawler, but we will not be visiting any of them soon—nor do we know if any are inhabitable. Exploring space teaches us the fragility of Earth.
“You don’t have to regulate your borders with cruelty and inhumanity. There’s no need for that.”
The Midwest Jesuits plan to appeal a decree by Archbishop Thompson of Indianapolis that Brebeuf Jesuit High School is no longer recognized as a Catholic school after the school’s administrators refused to terminate a teacher in a same-sex marriage as requested by the archdiocese.