George W. Hunt, S.J., editor in chief of America from 1984 to 1998, wrote about some of our nation's most famous authors. But he was a gifted writer himself, as seen in his many Christmas essays for the magazine.
France has long been known as “the eldest daughter of the church.” Argentina is the home of Pope Francis. What’s a Catholic to do?
Colm Tóibín’s new collection explores growing up gay in Ireland, surviving cancer and the Irish’s love/hate relationship with the Catholic Church
Fans of Colm Tóibín will no doubt be pleased at the news that he has a new book of essays coming out.
More than four decades after their murders, the four churchwomen of El Salvador remain powerful examples of faith and commitment to the Gospel.
Remembering priest and historian Thomas Shelley: ‘an intellectual who wished the church were more intellectual’
The Rev. Thomas J. Shelley, who died on Monday, taught generations of priests, men and women religious and lay scholars the ins and outs of Catholic history.
Christopher Lasch: the critic of American life beloved by traditionalist Catholics and Marxists alike
Christopher Lasch's writings are cited by everyone from the most fervent cultural conservatives to dyed-in-the-wool Marxists—and he had much to say about modern American culture.