Voices

James T. Keane is a Senior Editor at America.  

Faith Short Take
James T. KeaneJune 12, 2020
Archbishop Viganò, marginalized by his own rhetoric, wants to stay in the public spotlight by whatever method possible.
Faith Dispatches
James T. KeaneMay 12, 2020
A 1958 graduate of Regis High School in New York and a 1962 graduate of the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA, Dr. Fauci encouraged graduating seniors at Jesuit high schools around the country to "be smart, strong and resilient."
Arts & Culture Books
James T. KeaneMay 01, 2020
How is the modern game of baseball played, and what is expected? How does it differ from past generations of players?
Arts & Culture Books
James T. KeaneApril 24, 2020
From features on contemporary writers to looks back at some of our greatest literary figures, along with poetry, biography, social criticism and more, our Spring Books 2020 issue has something for everyone (well, almost everyone).
Arts & Culture Books
James T. KeaneApril 24, 2020
We have found at the Catholic Book Club that different genres and authors inspire different readers and broad variations in discussion, another reason to mix it up a bit in terms of genres and styles. Our two most recent selections have been no exception.
Arts & Culture Music
James T. KeaneApril 08, 2020
John Prine, who died on Tuesday, April 7, was one of country-folk music's greatest lyricists.
Faith Features
James T. KeaneFebruary 19, 2020
How a tiny U.S. Post Office in Ossining, N.Y., became the site of a caper for the ages.
Faith Explainer
James T. KeaneDecember 12, 2019
What is Peter's Pence and how is it used?
Arts & Culture Books
James T. KeaneNovember 25, 2019
Asked in 1986 to describe himself, Fred Rogers listed off a long catalog of descriptors, including performer and television producer, but he concluded with “a husband and a father. And I am a minister.”
Joseph "Skinny Joey" Merlino, right, leaves federal court in Lower Manhattan with his wife Deborah after a mistrial was declared in his racketeering case on Feb. 20, 2018 in New York. The author appears in the center background of the photo (AP Photo/Kathy Willens).
Arts & Culture Culture
James T. KeaneNovember 15, 2019
We love our movies about wiseguys. But what happens when you live and work down the street from them?