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Doug Girardot is an O’Hare Fellow at America. He graduated from Boston College in 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in history.
Fielder’s new project “The Rehearsal” is streaming on HBO Max (photo: HBO).
Arts & CultureTelevision
Doug Girardot
Rather than using jokes to make a larger point, Nathan Fielder’s “The Rehearsal” derives its humor from making fun of ordinary people.
FaithScripture Reflections
Doug Girardot
A Reflection for the Saturday of the Thirteenth week in Ordinary Time, by Doug Girardot
FaithLast Take
Molly CahillDoug GirardotKeara HanlonJim McDermottSarah Vincent
So it’s time for you to graduate. Four young America editors and one Star Wars nerd have some advice for you.
Politics & Society
Zac DavisJim McDermottDoug Girardot
Or should they have already logged off?
FaithLent Reflections
Doug Girardot
A Reflection for Good Friday of the Lord’s Passion, by Doug Girardot
FaithLent Reflections
Doug Girardot
A Reflection for the Thursday of the Second Week of Lent by Doug Girardot
Arts & CultureBooks
Doug Girardot
Half memoir of farm life, half manifesto against modern agricultural practices, James Rebanks's 'Pastoral Song: A Farmer’s Journey' urges us to return to our agrarian roots.
A residential building destroyed by recent shelling, as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine continues in the city of Irpin in the Kyiv region, March 2, 2022.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Doug Girardot
How do you reconcile Jesus’ message of peace with the bloodshed of the war in Ukraine? Catholic anti-violence activists weigh in.
James Loughran, S.A., in front of the red- and gold-draped altar where Paul Wattson, S.A., the co-founder of the Society of the Atonement, celebrated his first Mass as a Catholic priest.
Doug Girardot
Fifty miles north of New York City, the Friars and Sisters of the Atonement—the founders of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity—continue their tradition of unifying Christians and mending souls.
FaithNews Analysis
Doug GirardotSarah VincentJames T. Keane
In a year filled with good news and bad, more than a few Catholics stood out in the crowd (for better or for worse).