May 6, 2013

Vol. 208 / No. 15

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Eric AngladaMarch 17, 2014

"This brings me great joy,” said Chris Montesano, a long-time California farmer, with tears in his eyes. He beamed as he looked upon a room full of Catholic Worker farmers who had traveled from across the country for a recent gathering in Dubuque, Iowa. “We are at a historic moment

Redistributing Wealth?Families wait in line for the Los Angeles Mission's Christmas meal service.
Stacie BeckMarch 17, 2014

When Catholics discuss the topic of social justice, the focus is usually on economic justice. Here is one example. We Believe: Grade 4, a religion textbook published by Sadlier, a Catholic publishing house, teaches that social justice demands access to health care and housing and that among our huma

Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.April 24, 2013

We’re lucky at America. Our readers are smart, generous and kind.

Our readersApril 24, 2013

Remember the GospelThe analysis and the documentation by Raymond A. Schroth, S.J. (“America at War” and “War of Words,” 3/25) was an outstanding piece of journalism, offering insights into America’s editorial history. I remember the editorials very well and found it a b

The EditorsApril 22, 2013

This Holy Week, we pray for all those affected by the Boston Marathon bombing and remember that ours is the God of Good Friday, who understands suffering and "will help us move beyond the blood and the tears."

Jerome DonnellyDecember 10, 2013

'Were the Popes Against the Jews?" and other books on the Nazi persecutions

The Word
John W. MartensDecember 12, 2013

Paul says of Jesus in 1 Cor 15 45 ldquo Thus it is written lsquo the first man Adam became a living being rsquo the last Adam became a life-giving spirit rdquo Luke Timothy Johnson draws on this verse when he describes the ascension of Jesus saying that ldquo the lsquo withdrawal rsquo