Marty Baron, former editor of The Boston Globe, walks the red carpet as he attends the Boston area premiere of the film "Spotlight" at the Coolidge Corner Theatre, in Brookline, Mass, Oct. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
Arts & CultureShort Take
Eileen Markey
An outsider in parochial Boston not beholden to ties of kin and culture, Mr. Baron greenlighted an expensive and difficult investigation. 
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service
"I am the pastor of people who are suffering," Pope Francis said.
FaithFaith in Focus
Matt Malone, S.J.
Father Matt Malone’s homily for the Feast of St. Edmund Campion, patron America Media.
Arts & CultureLast Take
Eileen Markey
The death of renowned reporter Jim Dwyer is a loss for New York City—as well as for all the people he influenced, informed, or touched in other ways over the course of an impressive life.
Karen Park with her mother, circa 1971 (photo courtesy of the author)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Karen Park
It was kind of funny at first, but one Karen is growing weary of her baptismal name becoming a shorthand reference to an entitled white woman.
MagazinePress Release
America Staff
Green will be awarded $25,000 George W. Hunt, S.J., Prize at ceremony in September.