VoicesLeah LibrescoLeah Libresco is a contributing writer for America.Articles by Leah LibrescoPolitics & SocietyShort TakeA better abortion debate is possible. Here’s where we can start.Leah LibrescoMay 09, 2022I invited my pro-life and pro-choice friends over to discuss abortion. It went surprisingly well.FaithFeaturesWhat Catholic women believe about Mass attendance, confession and God's existenceLeah LibrescoJanuary 16, 2018New data from the most comprehensive survey of American Catholic women ever conducted.FaithFeaturesThe Prayer Lives of Catholic Women Leah LibrescoJanuary 16, 2018New data from the most comprehensive survey of American Catholic women ever conducted.FaithFeaturesWhat Catholic women actually believe about Natural Family PlanningLeah LibrescoJanuary 16, 2018New data from the most comprehensive survey of American Catholic women ever conducted.FaithFeaturesHow many Catholic women have considered religious vocations?Leah LibrescoJanuary 16, 2018New data from the most comprehensive survey of American Catholic women ever conducted.Arts & CultureTheaterWhat I learned from a way-off Broadway production of 'Julius Caesar'Leah LibrescoJune 16, 2017I will be glad to get some sleep when our “Julius Caesar” closes this Saturday, and I can stop living the fevered life of Casca the conspirator.FaithFeaturesLessons on evangelization from the largest parish in the United StatesLeah LibrescoApril 05, 2017With 10,000 families and 7,000 volunteers, this megaparish has some novel challenges and opportunities.FaithDispatchesDiversity, leaky roofs and aging priests: Inside the changing U.S. Catholic ChurchLeah LibrescoFebruary 01, 2017Diversity brings opportunity, but leaky roofs and aging priests bring challenges to American parishes.In All ThingsIs Pope Francis a failure? Not so fast.Leah LibrescoSam Sawyer, S.J. September 30, 2016There is more than one way to measure the strength of the church.