Arts & CulturePoetry
Louis Damani Jones
hung up for too long on a mind's rack to stretch
Arts & CultureBooks
Randy Boyagoda
Since the 1970s, Don DeLillo has been the wry and cool Jeremiah of American life. His new novel, 'Silence,' continues that tradition.
Arts & CultureBooks
Kaya Oakes
Chris Stedman's new book is the perfect guide to unpacking what identity means in the digital age.
Arts & CultureBooks
Cameron Dezen Hammon
In stunning, raw prose, Liz Tichenor's memoir invites readers into a heartrending but ultimately hopeful story of grief, life and renewal.
Arts & CultureBooks
Eve Tushnet
‘Big Friendship: How We Keep Each Other Close’ by Aminatou Sow and Ann Friedman offers a defense of sacrificial friendship.
Arts & CulturePoetry
Michael Higgins
The infant won't remember reeling images
Arts & CultureBooks
Joe Hoover, S.J.Erika Rasmussen, Molly Cahill and Kevin Christopher Robles
Eleven different poetry collections reviewed by four America editors offer a sample of the God-haunted and the God-hunted contemporary literary artists who work out their spiritual, intellectual and emotional conundrums through lyrical compositions.
Arts & CultureBooks
Tom Deignan
Something has changed for the novelist John Banville in the last 15 years. In a twist worthy of his own byzantine fiction, Banville has adopted a new persona and writing style, and even—perhaps—a changed attitude toward “the Irish thing” he once derided.
FaithYour Take
Our readers
Whether your answer is yes or no, what has gone into your discernment?
FaithFaith in Focus
The Jesuit Post
Going to A.A. was an act of faith.
FaithThe Good Word
Terrance Klein
Whatever else sin is, it is always a forgetting that we are loved by God. And the more we sin, the more we forget.
Arts & CultureBooks
Elias Crim
In this time when so much seems to be falling apart, the writer/philosopher/farmer Michael Martin is reimagining and even building anew.
FaithFaith in Focus
Matthew P. Schneider, L.C.
Our desires for the divine can be co-opted by artificial stimulants-. Ignatian prayer can help.
Politics & SocietyNews
Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service
The podcasts are available on several platforms and they feature one of the pope's own Jesuit astronomers speaking with a notable figure in the world of space exploration or science.
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service
German and Swiss bishops who knew and worked with Father Hans Küng described him as a man who loved the Catholic Church, even though the theologian sometimes went beyond the limits of Catholic doctrine and criticized the decisions of church leaders.
Inside the Vatican
Pope Francis celebrated a private Holy Thursday Mass at the apartment of Cardinal Angelo Becciu, the high-ranking prelate whose resignation Pope Francis ordered last September.
FaithVatican Dispatch
Pope Francis
Pope Francis reflects on the connection between prayer and the communion of saints in his weekly Wednesday audience.
Arts & CultureMusic
Maina Mwaura - Religion News Service
Marooned in his home in Connecticut much of last year, unable to tour or even safely hang out with his band, he sat in his home studio and put together a list of favorite church music, from “Amazing Grace” to 1970s-era Catholic folk Mass tunes to modern gospel songs. 
Arts & CultureBooks
Joe Hoover, S.J.
For Kavanaugh, the only true response to our consumer culture is the life of Christ: inviting, healing, self-sacrificing, loving.
Migrants from Honduras walk toward Border Patrol agents in El Paso, Texas, to turn themselves in on March 29, 2021. (CNS photo/Edgard Garrido, Reuters)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Joanna Williams
Many migrants and asylum seekers are parents doing their best to make difficult decisions, writes Joanna Williams, executive director of the Kino Border Initiative. That recognition should guide our border policies.