The Rev. James Martin, S.J., is a Jesuit priest, author and editor at large at America.
Faith Examen
James Martin, S.J.April 16, 2018
The Easter event, that is, the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, is simply too big a truth to be celebrated in just one day.
Faith Examen
James Martin, S.J.April 09, 2018
I tend to think that Thomas’s nickname, “Doubting Thomas,” is pretty unfair.
 Pope Francis greets the crowd after celebrating Mass marking the feast of Divine Mercy in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 8. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
James Martin, S.J.April 09, 2018
“Rejoice and be glad!” is what Jesus said on the Sermon on the Mount. It’s also the title of Pope Francis’ new apostolic exhortation on holiness in everyday life.
 Pope Francis attends an encounter marking the 25th anniversary of the Catechism of the Catholic Church at the Vatican Oct. 11.
Faith Faith and Reason
James Martin, S.J.April 06, 2018
When it comes to gays and lesbians, the Gospel values of love, mercy and compassion are the building blocks of all church teaching.
 Sara Bareilles portrays Mary Magdalene and John Legend is Christ in the NBC production of "Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert," airing April 1. (CNS photo/Virginia Sherwood, courtesy NBC)
Arts & Culture Film
James Martin, S.J.March 30, 2018
‘Jesus Christ Superstar,’ ‘Jesus of Montreal’ and other favorites from an evergreen genre.
A dim corridor lined with heavy arches
Faith Examen
James Martin, S.J.March 26, 2018
This is the holiest week of the Christian calendar.
Faith Examen
James Martin, S.J.March 19, 2018
Jesus understands you when you are disappointed.
Faith Video
James Martin, S.J.March 07, 2018
For many people, young and old, coming out can be frightening, especially if they feel that their church, or God, is somehow against them.