Voices
Erika Rasmussen is a Joseph A. O'Hare, S.J., Postgraduate Media Fellow at America.
The image displays five photos of the five members of the prayer service's organizing committee: Moira Egan, a white woman in her 50s with dark hair (top left); Kathleen Friel, a white woman with short hair wearing glasses (top middle); Ricardo da Silva, S.J., a white man who is bald with a brown beard, wearing glasses (top right); Father John Mulreany, S.J., wearing clerical carb that is black, and glasses (bottom left); Allison Connelly, white woman, light brown hair and glasses (bottom right)
FaithGoodNews
Erika Rasmussen
An New York City parish organized a fully accessible prayer service for people with disabilities, who even in the church are often forgotten on the margins.
Arts & CultureBooks
Erika Rasmussen
Come to Yaa Gyasi's fiction, all you who are weary and burdened, and she will give you heartbreak.
Arts & CultureFilm
Erika Rasmussen
A new Hulu movie follows the activist Greta Thunberg, a teenager whose advocacy for action on climate change captured the world's attention.
FaithExplainer
Molly CahillErika RasmussenKevin Christopher Robles
A timeline of the key moments that led to the rise and fall of Theodore McCarrick
FaithFaith in Focus
Erika Rasmussen
We can all prepare for a much-anticipated national election by praying this novena.
Arts & CultureFilm
Erika Rasmussen
“Rebecca” tickles at mystery’s itch along our skin.
Smoke rises from Duke Energy's Marshall Steam Station in Sherrills Ford, N.C., Nov. 29, 2018. Governments have an unprecedented "moral duty" to take urgent action to combat climate change, Catholic development agencies said before the U.N. Climate Change Summit in 2019. (CNS photo/Chris Keane, Reuters)
Politics & SocietyPodcasts
Erika Rasmussen
A highly politicized issue that is central to the teaching of Pope Francis. The science and the moral framework are clear. Will American Catholics respond at the voting booth?
Politics & SocietyGoodNews
Erika Rasmussen
The Diocese of Richmond has responded to the call to care for our common home with a project that will soon generate 1.6 million kilowatt-hours of solar electricity every year.
Arts & CultureFilm
Erika Rasmussen
A Confederate family kidnaps the film’s Black protagonist, Veronica Henley, a modern-day sociologist and New York Times bestselling author played by Janelle Monáe—and enslaves her in the “past.”
Demonstrators are seen near the Federal Correctional Complex in Terre Haute, Ind., to show their opposition to the death penalty July 13, 2020. (CNS photo/Bryan Woolston, Reuters)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Erika Rasmussen
Krisanne Vaillancourt Murphy: “The death penalty serves as a sort of litmus test for how our nation is making progress to either dismantle or uphold racism.”