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January 22, 2018

Vol.218 / No.2
Faith Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.January 16, 2018

This issue of America presents the findings of the most comprehensive survey of U.S. Catholic women ever conducted.

Magazine Your Take
Our readersJanuary 16, 2018

Pro-choicers are puzzled by pro-lifers’ favoring cuts in government services to pregnant women in financial need.

Women religious from the Children of Mary Convent in Newark, Ohio, gather during the 2015 annual March for Life in Washington. (CNS photo/Jim Lo Scalzo, EPA)
Magazine Your Take
Our readersJanuary 16, 2018

America spoke to a number of young women religious about the vital contributions they and their fellow sisters make to the Catholic Church.

Military police clear a barricade set up overnight by protestors supporting opposition presidential candidate Salvador Nasralla in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Monday Dec. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Fernando Antonio)
Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsJanuary 05, 2018

When a government tries to thwart the will of the people, it is a citizen’s duty to stand up and peacefully protest.

The 2017 Women's March in Washington D.C. (Jerry Kiesewetter/Unsplash)
Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsJanuary 16, 2018

The march’s rallying call last January became even more poignant in the year that followed.

Faith Editorials
The EditorsJanuary 16, 2018

All the women who responded to this survey still identify themselves as Catholic, however far they may have strayed from a consistent practice of the faith they were raised in.

Faith Dispatches
Mark M. Gray, Mary L. GautierJanuary 16, 2018

Catholic women may be part of a Democratic voting wave in 2018. They are ready to welcome women deacons.