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February 2023

Vol. 228 / No. 2

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Arts & Culture Jesuit School Spotlight
Christopher ParkerJanuary 11, 2023

Whether one cheers for Caleb Williams on the field or cheers against him, it is clear that Jesuit education shaped the quarterback at least as much as he shaped Gonzaga High School’s football program.

Faith Of Many Things
Sam Sawyer, S.J.January 13, 2023

What unites Benedict and Francis is their common fidelity to God calling us to conversion.

Faith Letters
Our readersDecember 21, 2022

A number of responses to Pope Francis' interview with five representatives of America Media on Nov. 22, 2022 centered on the question of women's ordination and women's roles in the church. Here are five responses.

Faith Editorials
The EditorsJanuary 04, 2023

The death of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI has deprived the church of a dedicated pastor whose papal witness stands as a model of grace and humility for his successors.

Christians have reasons to be hopeful, even in an age of bitter divisions.
Politics & Society Short Take

When the metaphor of “war” infuses headlines, surfaces in conversations, and saturates all our minds, it can have a profound influence on the life of the church—often with unintended consequences.

Politics & Society Dispatches
Michael J. O’LoughlinDecember 09, 2022

In an interview with America, Cardinal Wilton Gregory said that Catholics have an obligation to be well-informed about the news, especially when antisemitic comments or actions are prevalent.

Faith Dispatches
Gerard O’ConnellDecember 17, 2022

The great Jesuit missionary to China, Matteo Ricci, was declared "Venerable" by Pope Francis today, the first step on the path to canonization.