In June, Americapublished online summer reading recommendations from members of our editorial staff. Given that we have the smartest readers in publishing, it felt fitting that we ask for their recommendations, too. Below you will find a sample of suggestions from our staff, newsletter readers and members of our Catholic Book Club and Jesuitical Facebook groups.
Many countries around the globe employ a system of mandatory national service for their citizens. We asked our readers: Is mandatory service for U.S. citizens a good idea?
Ciaran Freeman spent last summer, after his year as an O’Hare fellow at America Media, combing through movies about Catholic schools and ranking them. The findings were published here. Since then, readers have written in to let Mr. Freeman know what films he overlooked in his top-10 ranking.
Should a parish address current events at Mass? How? What if “current events” are national tragedies?