Angelo Jesus Canta is a graduate student of theology at the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry and former O’Hare Fellow at America. He studied Marian devotion in Italy and China as a Ricci Scholar at Loyola University Chicago.

Faith Faith in Focus
Angelo Jesus CantaMarch 29, 2018
Good Friday may be a somber day, but it does not necessarily have to be a perfectly sober one.
A young girl sitting next to Pope Francis smiles during an audience with Special Olympics athletes participating in the Unified Football tournament, at the Vatican Oct. 13. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Angelo Jesus CantaMarch 21, 2018
“Maybe one day we will live in a world without disabilities. Wouldn’t that be perfect for modern-day Hitlers?”
Arts & Culture Ideas
Angelo Jesus CantaMarch 14, 2018
Can inside jokes among those who already speak the language of the church appeal to the outside world?
Faith Faith in Focus
Angelo Jesus CantaDecember 19, 2017
Simbang Gabi speaks to the central place that Christmas holds in the Filipino imagination.
Father James Martin, S.J. and Ross Douthat at the Civility in America Part 1: Religion event held at The Sheen Center on Dec. 13th. (America/Antonio DeLoera-Brust).
Faith Dispatches
Angelo Jesus CantaDecember 14, 2017
Is there a duty for Christians to represent a certain kind of voice in the public discourse?
Faith Dispatches
Angelo Jesus CantaNovember 03, 2017
On Oct. 31 Lutherans and Catholics gathered at the cathedral to jointly commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.
Faith News
Angelo Jesus CantaOctober 30, 2017
If a Catholic were to walk into Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in New Haven, Conn., he or she would not feel out of place.
Faith Faith in Focus
Angelo Jesus CantaOctober 05, 2017
“People come here because they are hungry, but they don’t know that they’re hungry for God.”
Arts & Culture Film
Angelo Jesus CantaSeptember 28, 2017
When you only listen to one story, you neglect so many others.
Rosa Martinez, an immigration activist and a recipient of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, takes part in a rally Sept. 12 in Washington urging Congress to pass the DREAM Act. (CNS photo/Joshua Roberts, Reuters)
Politics & Society Explainer
Angelo Jesus CantaSeptember 14, 2017
From calling legislators to organizing parish activities, you can mobilize on behalf of vulnerable undocumented youths.