In Memoriam | Joseph A. O’Hare, S.J. | February 12, 1931—March 29, 2020 | 10th Editor in Chief, 1975 to 1984
In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, many dioceses have suspended in-person Masses or dispensed Catholics from their Sunday Mass obligation.
It is a catastrophic failure of imagination and moral responsibility to act as if we are unable to learn what we need to know to make a better decision.
Like many other New Yorkers and America readers, we suffered a great loss on Sunday, March 29, with the death of Joseph A. O’Hare, S.J., editor in chief of America from 1975 to 1984.
Catholics and other Americans are losing confidence in the medical community, writes political scientist Ryan Burge, who examines new survey data. That could complicate efforts to fight Covid-19.
Conditions at overcrowded refugee camps in Greece have become desperate, and Turkey has revived threats to renege on an agreement with the European community and to open its border allowing refugees through to Europe.
Cyrus Habib is interrupting what had been a rapid political ascent to join the Catholic Church’s largest religious order.