Voices
Kerry Weber is an executive editor for America.
In All Things
Kerry WeberJune 26, 2015
We are happy to announce that America Media nbsp is the recipient of 26 awards for journalistic excellence from the Catholic nbsp Press Association Six books written by America editors and columnists also were honored this year The winners were announced on Friday evening at a dinner to mark the c
Laudato Si
Kerry WeberJune 18, 2015
When I was about 8 years old, I bought a copy of a slim book called 50 Simple Things Kids Can Do to Save the Earth. I ploughed through its pages and then immediately set out to enact its suggestions, like making birdhouses from milk jugs, trying to convince my parents to put a brick in the toilet ta
Faith in Focus
Kerry WeberApril 22, 2015
It is a Sunday morning in 1992, and I am 10 years old and visiting relatives in the midwest. We head to church, pile into a pew, sit, stand and then sing the entrance hymn at Mass. I happen to look up from my missalette just as two girls who are about my age walk up the aisle; they are wea
Of Other Things
Kerry WeberMarch 25, 2015
From the moment “McFarland, USA” begins, you know how it will end.
Pope John Paul II and Sister Mary Ann met while she covered Rome for Catholic News Service from 1983 to 1986. Photo courtesy of L’Osservatore Romano.
In All Things
Kerry WeberFebruary 06, 2015
Sister Mary Ann Walsh say her experience of cancer “is like a living wake.”
In All Things
Kerry WeberJanuary 09, 2015
It is a Sunday morning in 1992 and I am ten years old and visiting relatives in the midwest We head to church pile into a pew sit stand and then sing the entrance hymn at Mass nbsp I happen to look up from my missalette just as two girls who are about my age walk up the aisle they are wearing
MEET-CUTE. Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne in “The Theory of Everything”
Film
Kerry WeberNovember 19, 2014
The struggle to form and sustain relationships is a universal experience. The struggle to understand the existence of black holes, less so. So it makes sense that The Theory of Everything, a new biopic about Stephen Hawking, the physicist and cosmologist, puts more focus on his love life than on the
Of Other Things
Kerry WeberOctober 02, 2014
Both saints and celebrities are often reduced to mere ideas or idols, avatars of their flesh and blood bodies.
Faith Faith in Focus
Kerry WeberSeptember 10, 2014
When my cell phone rings early one sunny fall morning, I reach for it groggily, see that the call is from my mother and know that whatever she is about to say will be heartbreaking. I am still in bed in my pajamas, and my mom tells me that Marian Elizabeth has been born. Everything else my mother sa
Of Many Things
Kerry WeberAugust 19, 2014
With expanded coverage, 'America' aims to draw a fuller image of what church means.