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Apostrophes to Mary

December 23, 2019

Vol. 221 / No. 14

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Faith Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.December 13, 2019

God’s descent into human life charges our pain with meaning and gives it a transformative power that would otherwise certainly elude us.

Faith Your Take
Our readersDecember 13, 2019

America asked its readers to send us a photo and description of their Nativity set and tell us what makes it special.

Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsDecember 06, 2019

Why we need legislation to clarify the scope of executive privilege and to establish a streamlined legal process to resolve such claims.

Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsDecember 13, 2019

Why we need to uphold our arms control agreement with Russia and take the existential threat of nuclear weapons more seriously.

A candlelit vigil against the death penalty, held outside the Texas State Penitentiary at Huntsville on Dec. 16, 2016. (CNS photo/James Ramos, Texas Catholic Herald)
Politics & Society Short Take

A federal judge has placed federal executions on hold. Archbishop Paul S. Coakley, Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory and Bishop Frank J. Dewane write that we should turn back permanently from the path of death.

Sister Jean Dwyan laughs with a resident at the St. Louis Residence of the Little Sisters of the Poor in January 2014. (CNS photo/Lisa Johnston, St. Louis Review)
Faith Dispatches
Jim McDermottOctober 29, 2019

“Up until the last five or 10 years, Mass was offered every day. Then it was hard to get priests [every day]; then it was hard to get priests on the weekend. There were [fewer priests] in the parishes and they were being stretched thin.”

A supporter of former President Evo Morales holds a sign with a handwritten message that reads in Spanish: "We don't want peace, We want justice," during a protest at a blocked highway in El Alto, on the outskirts of La Paz, Bolivia, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kevin ClarkeNovember 27, 2019

Was Mr. Morales’s departure from La Paz the result of a coup? Or was the president’s removal the result of a more or less defensible process?