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Politics & SocietyVantage Point
James T. Keane
The death yesterday in a Russian penal colony of Alexei Navalny might naturally bring to mind the story of Walter Ciszek, S.J., the famed American Jesuit who spent 23 years in Soviet captivity.
FaithFaith in Focus
Molly Cahill
On the surface, the message of the Jesuit maxim “men for others” is simple, but its history and evolution only add to its layered and meaningful message.
In this photo provided by America Media, from left, the Rev. James Martin, Archbishop John Wester of Santa Fe, N.M., and Rev. Eric Andrews attend the closing Mass for the Outreach conference at the Church of St. Paul the Apostle, in New York, June 18, 2023. Martin is the founder of Outreach, a unique Jesuit-run program of outreach to LGBTQ+ Catholics. (Cristobal Spielmann/America Media via AP)
The Associated Press
Journalist and author Michael O’Loughlin, the national correspondent at America Media, has been appointed the first executive director of Outreach.
Dawn Eden Goldstein
How Louis J. Twomey, S.J., overcame his own prejudice to become one of the most outspoken white allies of New Orleans’s Black community.
FaithFaith and Reason
Bill McCormick, S.J.
Can American society, which is so divided by questions of truth, goodness and justice, look to universities for a new consensus on these terms and practices?
Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
James T. Keane
John W. Donohue, S.J., an associate editor of America from 1972 to 2007, was described by one Jesuit on staff as "a living rule. Were the Society of Jesus ever to lose its Constitutions, we would need only look to him to see how our life should be lived.”