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April 13, 2020

Vol. 222 / No. 8

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Faith Of Many Things
America StaffApril 03, 2020

In Memoriam | Joseph A. O’Hare, S.J. | February 12, 1931—March 29, 2020 | 10th Editor in Chief, 1975 to 1984

Faith Your Take
Our readersApril 03, 2020

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, many dioceses have suspended in-person Masses or dispensed Catholics from their Sunday Mass obligation.

Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsMarch 27, 2020

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.

Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsApril 03, 2020

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.

Politics & Society Short Take
Ryan BurgeMarch 10, 2020

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.

 A boy cries out for help as a half-sunken catamaran carrying around 150 refugees, most of them Syrians, arrives at the Greek island of Lesbos, Oct. 30, 2015. Turkey and Greece are trading blame following the deaths of Syrian refugees trying to flee to Europe. (CNS photo/Giorgos Moutafis, Reuters)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kevin ClarkeMarch 19, 2020

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.

Politics & Society Dispatches
Zac DavisMarch 19, 2020

Cyrus Habib is interrupting what had been a rapid political ascent to join the Catholic Church’s largest religious order.