Pope Francis sits down with America for an exclusive interview on polarization, racism, Ukraine, Vatican-China relations and church teaching on the ordination of women.
For the Christian, hope is the virtue that lives where optimism claims to abide: trust in the assurance of God’s fidelity and the belief that we can participate in God’s faithful action in the world.
After a tense standoff between the Soviet Union and the United States over the presence of Soviet nuclear weapons in Cuba, the editors of America weigh the outcome and the consequences.
We should not be surprised when any notion of the church as a perfect society is not embraced by people who have real wounds and struggles.
When it was founded in 1909, America sought to be journal of general interest to all Americans despite its specific Jesuit charism. The goal remain the same today.
The Editors: Catholic schools can’t serve only the rich. School vouchers make fulfilling that mission possible.
The recent expansion of Arizona’s school voucher program will make it easier for Catholic schools there to fulfill their mission.
The Editors: Roe v. Wade was a legal and moral travesty. Its end can bring true justice for women and the unborn.
What is most needed in the public debate on abortion is an honest moral reckoning with the two goods that are in tension when a woman faces a pregnancy she feels she cannot continue.