America Magazine


Pope Francis, in Milan on March 25, sought to strengthen their faith and to address the dissatisfaction among young people and families due to economic difficulties, which creates fertile soil for populist movements.
Posted: March 25, 2017, 8:42 pm
Pope Francis speaks during the European Union summit at the Vatican March 24 (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters).
Pope Francis said opportunity can come by restoring “the pillars” on which the union was first founded.
Posted: March 24, 2017, 9:25 pm

Sister Carol Keehan condemned the G.O.P.-sponsored health care plan, calling the measure “anti-life” and citing concerns over how the measure would affect pregnant women and young mothers.
Posted: March 24, 2017, 7:12 pm
A young family poses for a photo in Monrovia, Liberia, March 24, 2016 (CNS photo/Ahmed Jallanzo, EPA).
Some of the tensions still troubling Liberian life have deep social and historical roots.
Posted: March 24, 2017, 5:41 pm

“This bill is catastrophic for Catholic social teaching and particularly for the people who we’re called to serve,” Sister Carol Keehan said.
Posted: March 24, 2017, 5:18 pm
Marine Le Pen, French National Front (FN) political party leader and candidate for the French 2017 presidential elections, meets with Patriarch Bechara Boutros al-Rai in Bkerke, north of Beirut, Lebanon, on Feb. 21, 2017. Photo courtesy of Reuters/Mohamed Azakir
Playing the religion card so openly is unusual in France, where the official separation of church and state is normally taken so seriously that politicians rarely if ever mention in public whether they have a faith or not.
Posted: March 24, 2017, 2:50 pm
A portrait of Blessed Oscar Romero is displayed on March 23 in Rome's Basilica of Santa Maria in Trastevere. (CNS photo/Junno Arocho Esteves) 
More than 35 years after Blessed Romero's death, documentation regarding an alleged miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed Romero is being studied at the Vatican.
Posted: March 24, 2017, 2:44 pm
People in New York City participate in a Jan. 29 protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban. (CNS photo/Stephanie Keith, Reuters)
"I have no idea about anything that's going on in the world," she said, because she is busy helping her nine children acclimate to life in the U.S.
Posted: March 24, 2017, 2:36 pm

Bishop Cantu said the meeting was to let Tillerson know "that our only motive is to help build the common good, that we don't have ulterior motives."
Posted: March 24, 2017, 2:30 pm
Posted: March 24, 2017, 2:28 pm
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