Ashley McKinless is an associate editor at America.
Arts & Culture Interviews
Ashley McKinlessMarch 15, 2019
March Madness kicks off this weekend with Selection Sunday. What teams will make it to the N.C.A.A. men’s basketball tournament this year?
Politics & Society Faith and Reason
Ashley McKinlessMarch 08, 2019
When it comes to improving the public discourse in the United States, is bringing back “civility” enough? Should we instead speak of restoring love to our political debates?
Faith Faith in Focus
Ashley McKinlessMarch 06, 2019
Reflections on the three pillars of Lent: prayer, fasting and almsgiving
Faith Jesuitical
Ashley McKinlessMarch 01, 2019
Every day and on every continent women religious are doing life-saving, cutting-edge work in hospitals and research laboratories, refugee camps and prisons. Dawn Araujo-Hawkins tells their stories.
Politics & Society Jesuitical
Ashley McKinlessFebruary 08, 2019
In recent years, there has been a lot of debate around the word “consent” when it comes to preventing sexual assault on campus. What can Catholic colleges bring to these discussions?
Faith Jesuitical
Ashley McKinlessJanuary 11, 2019
Kerry Alys Robinson is confronting the twin crises of sexual abuse and distrust in church leadership.
Faith Jesuitical
Ashley McKinlessNovember 30, 2018
Pope Francis dismissed Chilean victims’ allegations as ‘slander’—and then apologized.
A man, part of a caravan of migrants from Central America to the United States, carries a girl Oct. 29 through the Suchiate River into Mexico from Guatemala. (CNS photo/Adrees Latif, Reuters)
Politics & Society Jesuitical
Ashley McKinlessNovember 02, 2018
For Sister Norma Pimentel, who has worked on the U.S.-Mexico border for decades, migration is not a political issue; it is a human issue.
Faith Jesuitical
Ashley McKinlessOctober 12, 2018
You can build a more intentional life in the city or the suburbs, out in the country or right on campus.
AJ Smith, the lead pastor of Restoration Church
Arts & Culture Ideas
Ashley McKinlessSeptember 26, 2018
A new season of the podcast “Startup” takes us into the church planting movement