America Media EventsDecember 04, 2019
Join America and Fordham University School of Law as we host a conversation on the 45th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court case U.S. v. Nixon, the case that forced the resignation of President Richard Nixon.
America Media EventsNovember 13, 2019
Join us as Ambassador R. Nicholas Burns (Ret.) delivers the 2019 John Courtney Murray, S.J., Lecture.
Arts & Culture Books
Aidan JohnsonNovember 11, 2019
In her brilliant new book, Martha Nussbaum argues for a thrilling vision: the whole biosphere conceived and treated as a “cosmic city,” in which humans carefully do their part to ensure that the capabilities of all creatures can be activated as much as possible.
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Luke Hansen, S.J.November 11, 2019
What were the results of the Amazon synod?
Faith Examen
James Martin, S.J.November 11, 2019
The Rev. James Martin, S.J., leads listeners through an Examen prayer with a reflection on the courage of Mother Cabrini, the patron saint of immigrants.
Arts & Culture Ideas
Ryan Di CorpoNovember 09, 2019
Mr. Byrne, best known as the dynamic frontman of the 1980s art-rock outfit Talking Heads, is a kind of besuited Renaissance man.
Peter Simpson, TL Thompson, Emily David and Becca Blackwell in ‘Is This a Room’ (photo: Carol Rosegg).
Arts & Culture Theater
Rob Weinert-KendtNovember 08, 2019
The play is a verbatim reenactment of the F.B.I.’s hour-long interrogation of the Georgia intelligence contractor who was arrested for leaking classified documents.
Arts & Culture Film
John AndersonNovember 08, 2019
Noah Baumbach’s remarkably scripted new film might just as well have been called “End of a Marriage Story.”
Faith News
In a statement issued late Nov. 7, James Rogers, the USCCB's chief communications officer, took issue with Ivereigh's account.
Arts & Culture Books
James T. KeaneNovember 08, 2019
While Prohibition’s popularity would wane by the end of the decade because of its unintended consequences, at the time of its ratification and implementation, it enjoyed a fair amount of popular support. Except in the pages of America.
Faith Faith in Focus
Kristin Zipple-SheddNovember 08, 2019
The Trump administration is engaged in a systematic war against immigrants, and one prime target seems to be those of us who represent them.
Faith Faith and Reason
James F. KeenanNovember 08, 2019
This interview first appeared in the Fall 2019 issue of In Our Time, the newsletter of the Dorothy Day Guild, edited by Carolyn Zablotny.
Politics & Society News
Pope Francis urged greater efforts to reform prison systems, address the root causes of crime and ensure acceptance and reintegration once a person completes his or her sentence.
Politics & Society Jesuitical
JesuiticalNovember 08, 2019
On the podcast “Know Your Enemy,” self-described Bernie Bros try to understand their political rivals on the right’s own terms, providing “a leftist’s guide to the conservative movement.”
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Luke Hansen, S.J.November 07, 2019
Deacon Andrade de Lima, the son of farmers who grew up on the banks of the Amazon River in the Solimões region, said he is involved in the formation of pastoral workers in the region and assists the bishops in the implementation of their decisions.
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O’ConnellNovember 07, 2019
Francis said that “to follow Jesus among the crucified” in today’s world involves many tasks.
Politics & Society News
During his Nov. 20-26 visit to Thailand and Japan, Pope Francis will deliver a message at the "hypocenter" or ground zero park in Nagasaki and will hold a meeting for peace later that day at the peace memorial in Hiroshima.
Politics & Society News
Catholic News ServiceNovember 07, 2019
The Ohio state senate passed by a vote of 24-9, "The Born-Alive Infant Protection Act," which would require any child born alive following an abortion to receive the same medical care as any newborn.
Politics & Society News
Catholic News ServiceNovember 07, 2019
Demolition of the already damaged wall began officially in June 1990 and was completed in November 1991.
Politics & Society News
The pope's message was addressed to those attending a meeting of state parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer.