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Voices
The Rev. James Martin, S.J., is a Jesuit priest, author and editor at large at America.
FaithShort Take
James Martin, S.J.
Some L.G.B.T.Q. people may say this declaration doesn’t go far enough. Others will think it goes too far. Both groups, however, can agree that this is a significant change, Father James Martin writes.
FaithFaith in Focus
James Martin, S.J.
My experience of the synod was far more than the thrill of sitting with church leaders from around the world. It was also a spiritual journey.
Father James Martin with his fellow synod delegates at the Synod on Synodality (photo courtesy of the author)
FaithFaith in Focus
James Martin, S.J.
The most synodal moments for me were when I spoke with people with whom I disagreed, sometimes dramatically.
Arts & CultureBooks
James Martin, S.J.
'Remembering the Forgotten Merton' is a brief biography of Thomas Merton’s brother John Paul, whom Merton fans know primarily through the powerful elegy that Merton composed to mark his brother’s death as a fighter pilot in the Second World War.
FaithFaith in Focus
James Martin, S.J.
My hopes are simple: I hope that the synod will be guided by the Holy Spirit and the participants will be able to listen to the voices of Catholics from around the world.
FaithFaith and Reason
James Martin, S.J.
If you trust the Holy Spirit, there’s no reason to fear Pope Francis or the Synod.
FaithFaith in Focus
James Martin, S.J.
The newest book by James Martin, S.J., inspires us to ask: Do you believe that Jesus can give you new life?
St. Roque Church in Lisbon, Portugal (photo: James Martin, S.J.)
FaithFaith in Focus
James Martin, S.J.
I spoke with friends who work with young people, and young people themselves, to get the hardest questions about God and religion.
Painting of Jesus with Martha and Mary
FaithScripture Reflections
James Martin, S.J.
A Reflection for the Memorial of Sts. Martha, Mary and Lazarus, by James Martin, S.J.
a scanned image from a newspaper with kids on bikes. father james martin is in the photo as a child
Politics & SocietyFaith in Focus
James Martin, S.J.
The first Earth Day aligned people of all political stripes and cultural backgrounds, because who wouldn't want to conserve the environment and stop air pollution?