Frequently Asked Questions

What is U.S. Catholic magazine?

U.S. Catholic puts faith in the context of everyday life, with a strong focus on social justice. For almost 90 years we have been a courageous, forward-thinking forum for discussion among a broad range of voices. To learn more, visit the Mission and Who We Are webpages.

Who publishes U.S. Catholic ?

U.S. Catholic is published by the Claretian Missionaries. Following in the footsteps of St. Anthony Claret—a prolific writer and publisher whom Pope Pius XI called the “Modern Apostle of the Good Press”—the Claretians in the United States began their publishing ministry in 1935 with the first edition of the magazine The Voice of St. Jude. In 1963, during the Second Vatican Council, the magazine transformed into U.S. Catholic.

Who are the Claretian Missionaries?

The Claretian Missionaries are a Roman Catholic religious community of priests and brothers. They are dedicated to the mission of living and spreading the Gospel of Jesus. For more information, visit

How can I subscribe to U.S. Catholic ?

Visit the subscription webpage to see the latest magazine subscription offers. 

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How can I check on the status of my subscription?

To check on the status of your subscription, please call customer service at 1-800-328-6515.

How can I change/update my address?

To change your address using your account number (located on your mailing label) please use the online form. If you do not know your account number, call customer service at 1-800-328-6515.

Can I reprint an article from U.S. Catholic ?

U.S. Catholic magazine grants one-time only permission to parishes, schools, and other not-for-profit entities to reprint any article if fewer than 75 copies are planned and all copies are freely distributed. These reprints may be used by parishes, schools, and other not-for-profit institutions for educational purposes only. No resale of any material is permitted.

Please advise U.S. Catholic by phone (312-544-8191) or via email ( so that we may keep track of how U.S. Catholic is being used.

We require that the following information be included with each reprint: “Reprinted with permission by U.S. Catholic. U.S. Catholic is published by the Claretian Missionaries. Call 1-800-328-6515 for subscription information.”

For reprints of more than 75 copies and/or for other uses, please visit the reprint policy page for permission and pricing information.

How can I order back issues of U.S. Catholic ?

To purchase back issues of U.S.Catholic, please call for availability and pricing: 1-800-328-6515.

How can I submit an article for publication in U.S. Catholic ?

If you are interested in submitting an article, please e-mail with a suggested angle or outline. Include writing samples if possible. See the Writer’s Guide for additional information.

What is the comment policy for the website?

All comments on should be:

  1. Charitable 
  2. On topic
  3. Brief

Personal attacks on writers, public figures, the subject of a story, groups of people, and fellow commenters will not be tolerated. This includes doubting another person’s faith or suggesting that they are not truly Catholic.

The editors will be the sole judges of whether a particular comment violates these rules. Should the editors determine that a comment violates these rules, the comment will be deleted. Users who repeatedly disregard the policy will be banned.

In order to keep spam from cluttering the conversation, we do not allow comments with links. Any comments with links will need to be approved before posting. If your comment is flagged as inappropriate more than once, it will go back into the moderation queue until an editor has approved it.We hope, of course, that such warnings aren’t needed and that all visitors will engage in thoughtful, open-minded conversation with one another. Happy commenting and come back often!

How can I advertise in U.S. Catholic ?

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