Franklin Roosevelt tried court packing in 1937. It was a bad idea then, and it is a bad idea now, Matt Malone, S.J. writes.
Sixty years ago this October, a 13-car train pulled out of Union Station in Washington, D.C., headed south. It was the L.B.J. Special, named for its most important passenger, Lyndon B. Johnson, who was that year’s Democratic nominee for vice president of the United States.
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An ambitious computer training program for at-risk youth seeks to be an engine for building a middle class for El Salvador.
The faithful must stand against measures that dehumanize asylum seekers and welcome immigrants among us.
The church in the United States is not a monolith. It is a network of affiliated but legally and financially independent institutions.
The editors of America have weighed in on these cases in previous editorials, which offer some helpful perspective.