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The Rev. James Martin, S.J., is a Jesuit priest, author and editor at large at America, The National Catholic Review.

James Martin was born in Plymouth Meeting, Pa., and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business in 1982, where he received his

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January 17, 2017
A moving rendition of "Good King Wenceslas" is a reminder of the centrality of the poor at Christmas time.
Voters wait in line outside St. Francis Hall in Washington, Nov. 8 (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn).
Faith In All Things
November 08, 2016
Lord, help me to remember the "least" among us, how to cast my vote for the good of all.
Faith In All Things
October 16, 2016
Father Arturo Sosa stressed his reflections on the mission of the Society of Jesus in his first homily.
Jesuit Father Arturo Sosa, right, the new superior general of the Society of Jesus, greets the previous superior general, Jesuit Father Adolfo Nicolas, after his election in Rome Oct. 14  (CNS photo/Don Doll, S.J.).
Faith In All Things
October 14, 2016
Father Sosa is "man of great faith, a real leader, because he has a vision coming from a strong sense of the history of the Society."
In All Things
September 04, 2016
If Jesus was concerned about the sick, why would he not build a proper hospital or shelter?
In All Things
June 24, 2016
First of all, remember that you were created by God.
In All Things
November 25, 2015
Paschal Mwijage, S.J., introduces the Jesuit run parish Pope Francis will visit in Kangemi, Kenya
In All Things
November 14, 2015
A profound meditation on suffering, death and reconciliation, which may help as we reflect on the terrible murders in Paris.
In All Things
October 28, 2015
Calling someone a “heretic” is like calling a journalist a plagiarist. These aren’t funny punchlines to be taken lightly.
A mother holds her child at the Synod on the family on Oct. 24. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
In All Things
October 24, 2015
The decision to not to include women has to do with the family. Sexism is something that many, if not most, of our mothers, daughters and sisters have to deal with.