Resources for the 'America' Community

In addition to the weekly print magazine, America offers several resources for readers and visitors to americamagazine.org.

America En Español includes links to select articles in Spanish.

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Vatican II was a seminal event in the life of the church and America magazine. Read select articles on the council and download Walter Abbott's translation of the council texts.

America has been a resource for educators for generations. Review recommended articles for students in high school and college on a variety of subjects.

Joseph Kraker
5 months ago
I like the new format , however , I find it difficult to read due to the lighter print and glossy paper . Is it possible to receive a digital copy rather than the printed copy ?

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Just about everyone is sick of the partisan rancor that radiates from Washington.
The EditorsJune 23, 2017
Beatriz Mejia of El Salvador speaks at a rally in front of the White House in Washington in March 2016 in support of immigrant families who are seeking asylum. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
Can a Catholic carry out his or her job duties in good conscience if they include the deportation of people facing imminent death in their home countries?
Callanan, a professor and novelist from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, will be awarded the $25,000 Catholic literary prize.
The EditorsJune 22, 2017
Retired San Francisco Archbishop John R. Quinn, left, is pictured in a 2004 photo in Saginaw, Mich. He died June 22 at age 88 in San Francisco. He headed the Northern California Archdiocese from 1977 until 1995. (CNS photo/Brett McLaughlin, Catholic Weekly)
Retired Archbishop John R. Quinn of San Francisco, who led the Northern California archdiocese for 18 years, died on June 22 after a long illness. He was 88.