America is the only Catholic weekly magazine published in the United States. Cultivating the Ignatian traditions of “finding God in all things” and the promotion of justice shapes America’s commentary on religion, politics and culture from a Catholic perspective. Founded in 1909 by the Jesuit order and directed today by Jesuits and lay colleagues, America is a resource for spiritual renewal and social analysis guided by the spirit of charity. The print and web editions of America feature timely and thought-provoking articles written by prestigious writers and theologians. America is the recipient of more than one hundred awards for excellence from the Catholic Press Association.