Books and Culture
Examining 'The Green Bible'
If Jesus were a gardener, what kind of garden would he plant?
How can the artist's simple portraits and still lifes possibly affect us as deeply as they do?
An Easter reflection on Fontana's 'Noli Me Tangere'
Thomas Friedman has done it again.
Living with Wisdom
Three experts on church history and governance discuss Marco Politi's article on episcopal collaboration.
Airing Tuesday night on PBS: The Released, the grim story of life after prison in Ohio.
Signs of the Times
The editors and staff of America and the U.S.
Once Every Hundred Years
After a year of planning, we still weren't sure how many people were going to attend our Centennial Mass on April 18.  After all, Timothy M. Dolan had just been installed as the archbishop of New York in a grand Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral a few days before, and that Saturday came in the middle of that liturgical time loosely known as "confirmation season."  Moreover, as our publisher Jan Attridge noted worriedly, "It's supposed to be really nice on Saturday."
America Centennial Mass Homily
First of all, I want to say, as speakers on great occasions always say, how honored I am to be here. For me it is very true.