Skip to main content
Faith in Focus
Top Right Menu
POLITICS & SOCIETY
ARTS & CULTURE
America Media Newsletters
America Today: Top stories from the church and world [Daily]
Fr. James Martin, SJ: the latest writings, podcasts and videos from Father Martin. [Weekly]
Catholic Book Club: Book reviews and literary discussion [Weekly]
The Word: Sunday reflections on Scripture and daily life [Weekly]
Convivir: Accompanying and celebrating U.S. Catholic Latinos [Weekly]
Livestream Alerts: Never miss a live discussion from America
The Issue: Editors’ picks from the latest edition of America magazine [Every 2 weeks]
America Special Topics
James Martin: A week in Rome with Jesuits, and I saw God at work far beyond the Vatican
James Martin, S.J.
December 16, 2016
Rome for me is a heady place where it’s easy to lose your spiritual bearings.
Politics & Society
After a dispiriting election, accepting our not-so-greatness might be a saving grace
December 06, 2016
At the end of this election year, a time for silence seems sorely needed.
When I converted to Catholicism, I didn't realize I had to become a certain 'type' of Catholic
November 16, 2016
I had a lot to learn in order to pass for a Roman Catholic.
What Canadian religious history can teach us about U.S. church attendance
James T. Keane
November 09, 2016
Once grouped with the Irish and the Polish as a signally devout Catholic population, the citizens of Quebec are now quite the opposite.
Women are living in a new historical era. How will the church respond?
Helen M. Alvaré
November 02, 2016
Mary is known most as “mother,” while many women today are single longer or single mothers.
Arts & Culture
Why are Catholics so mean on social media?
James Martin, S.J.
October 19, 2016
One of the most common reactions to this question: “Don’t be so sensitive. Criticizing doesn’t make someone mean.”
Subscribe to Columns