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November 2021

Vol. 225 / No. 6

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Nativity Mission Center, pictured here in the 1970s, was founded by the Jesuits in 1971 on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. The center is now part of a coalition of 49 schools across the United States that follow its model for educating underserved children. (Photo courtesy NativityMiguel Coalition.)
Faith Jesuit School Spotlight
J.D. Long GarcíaOctober 14, 2021

Mr. Pérez is now the executive director of the NativityMiguel Coalition, a national network of faith-based schools that follow the Nativity model for helping children prepare for rigorous high school curricula.

Faith Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.October 14, 2021

Last month, I informed the board of directors of America Media that I will step down as the president and editor in chief at the end of 2022.

Politics & Society Your Take
Our readersOctober 14, 2021

Christopher Braun wrote an article for America, “Is violent revenge against terrorists moral? Just war theory says no.” The following responses were submitted shortly after the article was published.

Faith Editorials
The EditorsOctober 14, 2021

The disagreements we have in the Catholic Church in the United States around the Eucharist are largely about discipline, not doctrine.

Politics & Society Short Take
Lucy KidwellSeptember 21, 2021

The real promise of “digital discipleship” should not prevent Christians from engaging in honest conversations about the harms of technology, especially to children.

Faith Dispatches
Gerard O’ConnellSeptember 20, 2021

“There is much resistance to overcome the image of a church rigidly divided between leaders and subordinates, between those who teach and those who have to learn,” the pope said during an audience with the faithful from the Diocese of Rome.

A young woman takes part in a rally in Toronto June 6, 2021, after the remains of 215 children were on the grounds of the Kamloops Indian Residential School in May. For years Indigenous people in Canada have wanted an apology from the pope for the church's role in abuse at Catholic-run residential schools. (CNS photo/Chris Helgren, Reuters)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Dean DettloffSeptember 27, 2021

The discoveries of unmarked burials have left many wondering what motivated Catholics to participate in a colonial system that would be responsible for the loss and violation of thousands of Indigenous children.