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.
Biden promised to let in 100,000 Ukrainian refugees. But the administration isn’t prepared to meet that goal.
President Biden has an opportunity in this crisis. The American people want to help Ukrainians threatened by Vladimir Putin’s vicious war.
The promise of eternal life must lead to greater forgiveness and reconciliation, not passivity in the face of injustice. Such reconciliation can come about only when judgment is left in the hands of God.