Through all the triumphs and tragedies of the church in its American pilgrimage, we kept the faith; we helped others to find their faith again.
While it is immensely helpful, even necessary, one does not need to have a specifically Christian hope in order to find any hope in politics. We need only look to our national history.
The Democrats and never-Trumpers are obsessed with the loud and visible element of Trump voters who can never be persuaded. They should be focused instead on those who could be.
An open mind and an open heart: America magazine’s editor in chief on a decade of pursuing the truth
For the last decade we have tried to help counter the effects of ideological partisanship by breaking down the echo chambers it relies on; to host a different kind of discourse, a forum for a diversity of viewpoints.
We called for gun control after MLK and RFK’s assassinations in 1968. We could have written the same editorial today.
In the decade between Sandy Hook and Robb Elementary, America reported or commented on mass shootings approximately 171 times, or about once per month.