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December 11, 2017

Vol.217 / No.13
Four female pilots, part of the WWII-era Women Airforce Service Pilots program (WASP), in front of a B-17 Flying Fortress. (US Air Force photo) 
Politics & Society Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.November 30, 2017

The contributions of women—too often overlooked—speak to what Pope Francis has called the particular “genius of women.”

Magazine Your Take
Our readersNovember 29, 2017

Many readers also pointed out that in comparison with other foreign policy issues, climate change’s consequences are the broadest and have the most impact.

Magazine Your Take
Our readersDecember 01, 2017

It was with dismay and disappointment that I read a letter to the editor written by Mr. Rudy Lopez in reaction to an article that I recently wrote for America.

Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsNovember 21, 2017

If the tragic revelations of the Catholic Church’s sex abuse crisis are any guide, the process of reckoning with problems that have been avoided for decades will itself take decades.

Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsNovember 29, 2017

Catholic leaders have been vocal in their support for the Dream Act. The question is whether strongly worded statements from the U.S. bishops and others will be enough to shake Congress into action.

A pilgrim from India holds her baby in front of a painting of the Mary and the Christ Child in the grotto of the Church of Nativity in Bethlehem. (CNS photo/Debbie Hill)
Faith Short Take
Christina Gebel November 28, 2017

The church has pre-Cana programs for marriage, but is it falling short in giving couples spiritual preparation for parenthood?

Politics & Society Dispatches
Melissa VidaNovember 14, 2017

Impunity on the Jesuit slayings in El Salvador has prevailed for nearly 30 years as many high-profile and incriminated individuals are still tied to power.