Voices
The Rev. James Martin, S.J., is a Jesuit priest, author and editor at large at America.
FaithAdvent Reflections
James Martin, S.J.
A Reflection for the Sunday of the First Week of Advent from Father James Martin, S.J.
An LGBT choir sings outside the Pastoral Congress at the World Meeting of Families in Dublin Aug. 23. (CNS photo/Clodagh Kilcoyne, Reuters)
FaithExplainer
James Martin, S.J.
As with much of his pastoral approach overall, the pope’s outreach to L.G.B.T. people can be characterized by the word “accompaniment.”
Attendees examine a poster of Mother Angelica.
FaithVantage Point
James Martin, S.J.
From 1995: Mother Angelica, devout and well-inten­tioned as she may be, has some big problems.
FaithFaith in Focus
James Martin, S.J.
How do we communicate what it was like to live that day to people who were not yet born?
FaithFaith and Reason
James Martin, S.J.
These statistics should be enough to make us want to undergo a metanoia, a change of mind and heart, and make us ask why our church is not only not a welcoming place to L.G.B.T.Q. people, but actively unwelcoming.
Father Stephen Saffron, parish administrator, elevates the Eucharist during a traditional Latin Mass July 18, 2021, at St. Josaphat Church in the Queens borough of New York City. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)
FaithShort Take
James Martin, S.J.
Father James Martin analyzes Pope Francis’ new decree.
Arts & CultureTelevision
James Martin, S.J.
James Martin S.J.'s 1994 review of ‘Friends,’ published when it first aired.
Mourners participate in a peace march May 6, 2016 prior to the funeral Mass of Jesuit Father Daniel Berrigan at the Church of St. Francis Xavier in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York City. Father Berrigan, a peace and social justice activist, died April 30 at age 94. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz) 
FaithLast Take
James Martin, S.J.
Dan may have been a “radical,” but he was also a man committed to his Jesuit vows.
FaithLent Reflections
James Martin, S.J.
Suffering is never the end in the Christian worldview and, more importantly, the Christian experience.  
FaithFaith in Focus
James Martin, S.J.
The mystery of the Triune God goes beyond the confines of sex or gender.