In All Things
A group blog by the editors, columnists and frequent contributors to America.
A mother and her young daughter waited on line ahead of me at the campground bathroom. I watched the mother as she watched her little girl with a proprietary eye, and I remembered watching my daughters in the same way when they were small. I saw her size up the men who were also waiting for a bathroom to open up, covertly examining them for any sign of creepiness or trouble. I don’t think they were aware of her invisible no-fly zone around her daughter, but I was. I had a sudden, visceral...
America Media, in partnership with Imitatio and REMUS , is proud to present a conference on the works of the late theologian René Girard . Presenters include the Rev. James Alison, a noted theologian and scholar, and...
In this excerpt from the beginning of his new book What Would Pope Francis Do? Bringing the Good News to People in Need, ...
This Friday, May 6, 2016, America Media will broadcast a video live stream of the funeral Mass of renowned peace activist and Jesuit priest, Daniel Berrigan, S.J. The liturgy begins at 10 a.m. ET, and will be broadcast from the Church of St. Francis Xavier in New York City. Watch the stream right here.
A lot of us are sorting through our Daniel Berrigan memories this weekend. Many, surely, knew him or of him when he was young and stirring up heaps of trouble. I only knew him when he was old, so weak that the poetry of his sharp tounge remained mostly under his breath.
There are a bunch of things—his way of saying Mass in ordinary, scandalous words, his gentle asking after whatever I was writing. I knew that when the day of his death came, I would regret not recording those...