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The Fallout

August 2021

Vol. 225 / No. 2

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A man receives ashes during Ash Wednesday Mass inside the Church of the Assumption in Lagos, Nigeria, Feb. 26, 2020. In separate homilies this year, Catholic bishops advised the citizens to use Lent to pray for peace and stability in Nigeria. (CNS photo/Nyancho NwaNri, Reuters)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kay UgwuedeJune 29, 2021

The United States is not the only nation struggling with the problem of outspoken priests becoming entangled with the partisan politics of the day.

Faith Dispatches

“This is a time to say, ‘Yes, let’s speak about the hunger...for the presence of God.’ This is the moment, and I think the bishops want to do that. But some of our pastoral leaders are making it difficult.”

Faith Dispatches

America asked the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate at Georgetown University to survey Catholics nationwide about their understanding of the sexual abuse crisis, its emotional impact and how it has affected their faith.

Politics & Society Features
John W. MillerJuly 08, 2021

Is there a way to fight back?

Politics & Society Features
Kamila ValentaJuly 15, 2021

The church can be a transformative force by standing with the powerless and vulnerable today as it did during the fall of Communism.

Faith Faith and Reason
Brian P. FlanaganJuly 12, 2021

Given all the challenges facing the Catholic Church in our country, we are far overdue for a moment in which the bishops, clergy, religious and lay faithful of our country can discern together how to be the people of God in our time and place.

Faith Faith in Focus
Eric ClaytonJune 11, 2021

Just because others have it worse than I do doesn't mean I should avoid my struggles.