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.

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Joseph Kraker
2 years 3 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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