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Arts & CultureTelevision
Sarah Vincent
"Russian Doll" is kind of a Jewish "Fleabag" meets time travel, a mind-bending exploration of trauma that reads like an exercise in self-therapy.
Pope Francis answers questions posed by Bernarda Llorente, the president of Télam, the Argentine news agency, during an interview June 20, 2022, in the Domus Sanctae Marthae where the pope lives. The interview was released July 1. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
FaithNews
Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News Service
When asked if he felt he had changed during his papacy, the pope said he was told by several people “that things that were dormant in my personality came to the surface; that I became more merciful.”
FaithScripture Reflections
Jim McDermott
A reflection for the Friday of the Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time, by Jim McDermott, S.J.
FaithPodcasts
Inside the Vatican
This week on “Inside the Vatican,” host Colleen Dulle speaks with Sant’Egidio’s Elizabeth Boyle about the lay group’s efforts to foster peace and friendship in South Sudan.
Politics & SocietyOf Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.
The present age of polarization has unleashed the most ferocious forces, which seem hellbent on creating a narrow unity only through cynical division.
Arts & CultureBooks
Anna J. Marchese
Kaya Oakes offers reflections on what it means to live as a woman today. This meaning grappling with growing older in a society and a church that both continue to prize feminine youth, fecundity and docility above all else.
Arts & CultureBooks
Richard G. Malloy
Readable, well researched and carefully documented, 'Saving Yellowstone' does not get bogged down in minutiae in its history of the park.
Arts & CultureBooks
In 'The Body Scout,' Lincoln Michel explores the limits of what it means to be human through a future in which companies tempt consumers with upgrades—new arms, organs and more.
Arts & CultureBooks
Joseph Peschel
In his new 10-story collection, Roddy Doyle tells stories of catastrophes—unemployment, a deadly storm and Covid-19—and their socioeconomic and psychological fallout on Irish families.
Pro-life demonstrators are seen near the Supreme Court in Washington June 15, 2022.
Politics & SocietyYour Take
Our readers
Many readers disagreed with the position of the editorial board of America magazine after it voiced its support for the overturning of Roe v. Wade.
"We want our students to be alive and thinking human beings who have a story to tell," says Jennifer Carroll, an English teacher at St. Louis University High School (photo: Dan Gill).
FaithJesuit School Spotlight
Jim Linhares
How do Jesuit teachers talk about God in the classroom? A group of teachers from St. Louis University High School reflect.
Andy Warhol (MARKA / Alamy Stock Photo)
Arts & CultureArt
Angela Alaimo O'Donnell
Andy Warhol remains an enigma.
Arts & CulturePoetry
Chiwenite Onyekwelu
I mistake my friend for a gun, and he offers to smuggle me out of harm.
FaithFeatures
Serena Sigillito
If we can accept that God loves us as we are, that we are worthy of love at any size, is it wrong to also desire to be thinner and to take steps to reach that goal?
Arts & CulturePoetry
Diane Glancy
I eat sugar cookies for breakfast. I should eat bird seed.
Arts & CulturePoetry
Mia Schilling Grogan
for years I’d be the cranky older son, jealous about the party.
Faith
America Staff
Daily scripture reflections from the Jesuits, lay editors and contributing writers of America.
FaithEditorials
The Editors
The danger we face as a church is not so much hostility toward the church and its sacraments, but apathy.
FaithFaith in Focus
Joshua Stanton
Despite antisemitism, American Judaism is growing and thriving, in part thanks to the largest religious organization in the world making evident that Jews are a beloved part of a larger religious family.
Demonstrators protest outside of the U.S. Supreme Court on May 3, 2022 in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Calla Drembelas
We now live in a “shout your abortion” nation, and a message that crass will never be embraced in more conservative parts of the United States, nor should it be.