Dorothy Day

"Dorothy taught me to pay attention and feel the sufferings of others," said Martha Hennessy, one of Day's granddaughters.
James F. Keenan November 08, 2019
This interview first appeared in the Fall 2019 issue of In Our Time, the newsletter of the Dorothy Day Guild, edited by Carolyn Zablotny.
Bolivian President Evo Morales presents a gift to Pope Francis at the government palace in La Paz, Bolivia, July 8. The gift was a wooden hammer and sickle -- the symbol of communism -- with a figure of the crucified Christ. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano/Illustration: America Media)
Dean Dettloff July 23, 2019
What Catholics (still) don’t understand about communism.
Matt Malone, S.J. July 23, 2019
You should not assume that America’s editorial position on communism has changed very much. It has not, Matt Malone, S.J. writes. What has also not changed is our willingness to hear views with which we may disagree but that we nonetheless think are worth hearing.
America Films October 31, 2018
Fr. James Martin reflects on his favorite saints. This week's topic: Servant of God Dorothy Day.
Robert Ellsberg September 26, 2017
The saints and heroes of our faith have much to teach us about our contemporary political context.