Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsJanuary 25, 2019
The four-wheeled population is growing faster than the human population in many dense cities with strong economies
Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsJanuary 23, 2019
A commitment to religious liberty demands that effort be devoted to resolving, rather than exacerbating, any real or apparent tension between religious obligation and civil duty.
Faith Editorials
The EditorsJanuary 11, 2019

Few would deny that 2018 was an annus horribilis for the Catholic Church in the United States. As dioceses and religious orders released the names of alleged sex abusers, it became clear the scope of the scandals was far wider than most imagined or acknowledged.

Faith Editorials
The EditorsJanuary 08, 2019
The priority given to Supreme Court nominations has left the movement vulnerable to being reduced to the role of supporting player within an overall conservative political agenda.
Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsDecember 28, 2018

In November the Georgetown Center for Children and Families announced that the number of uninsured children in the United States went up for the first time in nearly a decade.

Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsDecember 28, 2018
The principle of subsidiarity is poorly served in these cases—when U.S. cities and states act as if they are in an economic Cold War with one another and the “arms race” of tax incentives helps only a handful of already successful private companies.
Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsDecember 14, 2018
In the issue of Dec. 21, 1918, shortly after the end of World War I, the editors of America prayed that the Christmas celebration of that year would usher in lasting world peace. 
Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsDecember 14, 2018
“Additional EITC expansions today—for adults with or without children—would likely continue to increase labor supply, decrease poverty, and improve the well-being of lower-income families at a cost much lower than the ‘sticker price.’”
Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsNovember 30, 2018
The United States spends $81 billion to lock people up each year, and the human costs of incarceration to inmates, their families and entire communities are incalculably greater.
Faith Editorials
The EditorsNovember 30, 2018
The new pastoral letter on racism was approved by the bishops, 241 to 3, on Nov. 14.