Churches are beginning to reopen. Should you go back to Mass? Four of America's editors who recently attended Mass at their local parishes discuss the discernment process and safety measures around this question facing Catholics during the Covid-19 pandemic. They also reflect on how the pandemic has impacted our understanding of the parish as a community.
Father Bryan Massingale, author of “Racial Justice and the Catholic Church” and Professor of Theology at Fordham University, joins America's Michael O'Loughlin for a conversation on racism, white privilege and what the church can do to address these issues moving forward.
You can read Fr. Massingale's article, “The assumptions of white privilege and what we can do about it,” at this link.
The 30th Superior General of the Society of Jesus, Fr. Adolfo Nicolás, died in Tokyo, Japan on May 20th at the age of 84. On "Behind the Story," Fr. James Grummer, superior of the Pontifical Gregorian University Jesuit Community and former regional assistant to Fr. Nicolás, joins Executive Editor Sebastian Gomes for a conversation on Fr. Nicolás' legacy.
America is working from home during the Covid-19 crisis. What does that look like? Our editors walk you through their routines so you can see what it takes to bring you the best America videos, podcasts and stories.
Father Matt Malone, S.J. hosts Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the Archbishop of New York, for a conversation about the Covid-19 pandemic and the Church's engagement in politics. Watch more episodes of "Of Many Things with Matt Malone, S.J."
Pope Francis released his long-awaited apostolic exhortation following up on the Synod on the Amazon today. The document was highly anticipated, in part, because it was expected to address the synod’s proposal to ordain married men as priests in the region.
Cardinal Michael Czerny, S.J., special secretary to the Amazon synod, joins Colleen Dulle, host of the Inside the Vatican podcast, to discuss the document hours after Cardinal Czerny officially presented the document in the Vatican.