Voices
Ashley McKinless is an associate editor at America.
People carry portraits of Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero during rally in his honor in San Salvador.
Ashley McKinlessMay 21, 2015
On Saturday, May 23, the martyred Archbishop Oscar Romero will be beatified, 35 years after he was assassinated while celebrating Mass in the modest chapel of Divine Providence Hospital in San Salvador. Columnist James Keane is in San Salvador and will be reporting from the ceremony for America
Of Other Things
Ashley McKinlessApril 29, 2015
Targeted ads are one thing; being implicated in the creation of an A.I. is quite another.
In All Things
Ashley McKinlessFebruary 27, 2015
On Feb 26 Father Theodore Hesburgh the longest serving president of Notre Dame University one the most influential priests in nbsp the history of the American church passed away at the age of 97 He was known among many other things as an innovator in Catholic higher education nbsp During his
In All Things
Ashley McKinlessJanuary 15, 2015
The nominations for the 87th annual Academy Awards were announced on Thursday Jan 15 nbsp America nbsp spent a lot of time at the movies this year and brings you these reviews And the nominees are for Best Picture are nbsp Up The Mountain nbsp The powerful message of lsquo Selma rsquo John
Christian Bale and Maria Valverde
In All Things
Ashley McKinlessDecember 11, 2014
When President Obama spoke to the nation of Nov 20 making his case for taking executive action on immigration he turned to Scripture ldquo we shall not oppress a stranger for we know the heart of a stranger We were strangers once too rdquo Even those with little familiarity with the Bible
Of Other Things
Ashley McKinlessOctober 15, 2014
The promises made by the evangelizers of modern diets border on salvific.
In All Things
Ashley McKinlessOctober 03, 2014
America asked two prominent members of Congress both Catholics with famous names to respond to nbsp Pope Francis rsquo repeated calls to empower the poor Paul Ryan nbsp the Republican chairman of the House Budget Committee is an eight-term member of Congress from Wisconsin rsquo s 1st Congressi
Teacher and schoolgirl run in front of sign indicating date of Scotland's independence referendum. (CNS photo/David Moir, Reuters)
News
Ashley McKinlessAugust 15, 2014
Several takes on the independence referendum
FATHER KNOWS BEST. James Earl Jones and Vanessa Hudgens in "Gimme Shelter."
Film
Ashley McKinlessJanuary 24, 2014
The big screen has a strange relationship with abortion. The oft-made claim that Hollywood advances a liberal social agenda doesn’t hold much water when it comes to the prochoice cause. While sex, drugs and alternative lifestyles abound, when it comes to unplanned pregnancies, more often
Dr. Cornel West poses with students after his talk at Maryhouse Catholic Worker on Nov. 8, 2013. Photo courtesy of Palina Prasasouk.
Faith In All Things
Ashley McKinlessDecember 14, 2013
Dr. Cornel West celebrates Day's 116th birthday with New York's Catholic Worker community.