Vantage Point

Vantage Point presents revealing and timely articles from America's archives. Scroll through the links below to view selections from the magazine's 100 year history. 

"The Marathon"

The editors on the Boston marathon bombings: "A victim of senseless violence as surely as those on Boylston Street, Jesus is with us in our suffering, not only because he loves us, but because he has suffered too."

Remembering Daniel J. Harrington, S.J.

Tributes to and selections from the work of the Biblical scholar and longtime America contributor  

'America' on Religious Liberty

An archive spanning 70 years

Humane Vitae 25 Years Later

From July 17, 1993

Richard A. McCormick, S.J., on the anniversary of Pope Paul VI's controversial encyclical

'America' on Immigration

Select articles on immigrants and immigration reform

Remembering John F. Kavanaugh

Select articles from one of America's most talked about columnists

Gettysburg's Catholic Memories

From July 5, 1913

America's Theologian

An archive of articles by John Courtney Murray, S.J.

Greeley in 'America'

An archive of articles by the Rev. Andrew M. Greeley

Play Ball!

The editors on Jackie Robinson

War of Words

The editors' evolving perspectives on Vietnam

War of Words II

Additional archive analysis of the Vietnam War

The Dulles Legacy

An archive of articles by Cardinal Avery Dulles

Historian and Critic

An archive of articles by John W. O'Malley, S.J.

"Opus Dei in the United States," February 25, 1995

James Martin, S.J.