This Week Online: Doug Kmiec from Malta and a Report from the Gulf

This week we are happy to feature numerousonlineexclusives. Two are worth special mention:

Douglas W. Kmiec writes movingly about his father's death in the June 21-28 issue of America. On this week's podcast, he reflects on the pope's trip to Malta, where Kmiec serves as U.S. ambassador. Listen to our conversation.

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Assistant editor Kerry Weber returned from a recent trip to New Orleans with a trove of audio and video material. Here's her first video report, on Catholic Charities's outreach to families suffering the ill effects of the BP oil spill.

 

 

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