Voices
Joseph McAuley is an assistant editor of America.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Joseph McAuley
Walter F. Mondale was the embodiment of a kind of decency and civility that has all but disappeared from the American political scene.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Joseph McAuley
Americans with Irish ancestry have always balanced patriotism with an appreciation of their roots. And their identity should include solidarity with today’s immigrants.
FaithFaith in Focus
Joseph McAuley
Rev. Enda McDonagh served the Irish church as a compassionate priest and renowned theologian. He died on Feb. 24.
Arts & CultureFilm
Joseph McAuley
“The Scarlet and The Black,” available on Amazon Prime, tells the story of an Irish priest, Msgr. Hugh O’Flaherty, who was in the Vatican diplomatic service in World War II.
Arts & CultureBooks
Joseph McAuley
Matthew Lockwood's new book shows how the events of the 1770s had reverberations far beyond American shores.
Arts & CultureBooks
Joseph McAuley
Chung Min Lee reveals Kim Jong Un for what he is: A dictator who will use any methods available to stay on top.
Father O’Hare holds forth with (right to left) Cardinal Avery Dulles and New York Mayors Michael Bloomberg and Ed Koch. Photo courtesy of Fordham University
FaithNews
Joseph McAuleyRyan Di Corpo
Matt Malone, S.J., remembered Father O’Hare as a “towering figure in the history of America magazine…insightful, warm and friendly, a world-class raconteur with a spellbinding Irish charm.”
Arts & CultureBooks
Joseph McAuley
A new look at one of Catholicism's most popular saints.
Arts & CultureBooks
Joseph McAuley
Emmanuel Macron not only wants to “reform” France but to “transform” it.
Arts & CultureFilm
Joseph McAuley
'The Two Popes' tells a detailed story of the relationship between Pope Benedict XVI and Pope Francis. But does it have all the facts right?