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James T. Keane is a senior editor at America.
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What is Peter's Pence and how is it used?
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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).
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We love our movies about wiseguys. But what happens when you live and work down the street from them?
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James T. Keane
While Prohibition’s popularity would wane by the end of the decade because of its unintended consequences, at the time of its ratification and implementation, it enjoyed a fair amount of popular support. Except in the pages of America.
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James T. Keane
When is it permissible, acceptable or prudent to deny the Eucharist to someone?
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James T. KeaneSam Sawyer, S.J.
Do Catholics truly believe in the real presence of Jesus Christ in the sacrament of the Eucharist? A recent survey says most don't...but it's complicated.
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Theologian and Jesuit priest Michael Buckley, S.J., died last week in Los Gatos, Calif.
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James T. Keane
The November 1967 issue of Liturgical Arts presented architectural drawings, conceptual essays and theological reflections on the topic “A Chapel on the Moon: 2000 A.D.”
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James T. Keane
It's not easy to portray Joseph Heller's 'Catch-22' on film, but a new miniseries didn't miss the target.
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James T. Keane
In late fall we discussed Kate Bowler’s poignant memoir about being diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer. We followed that with one of three recent volumes of the collected short stories of Andre Dubus.