This is a 21st-century problem, but we were first warned about it in the 18th century. Our founding fathers called what we are experiencing today factionalism.
Last month, I informed the board of directors of America Media that I will step down as the president and editor in chief at the end of 2022.
During the pandemic, Matt Malone, S.J., e-biked and prayed around the perimeter of Manhattan—which happens to look almost exactly like the pattern of a rosary.
A frank conversation on the constructive and destructive power of media in the Catholic Church today and why the goal of Christian discipleship is not about being right—it’s about being holy.
We have to be willing to talk about gender and ordination. But let’s first understand the tradition.
We should always heed the words of the Lord and “be not afraid” to talk about challenging questions and how they affect our faith lives.
The War in Afghanistan was waged in the name of every American. At the very least, we should ask how it has (or hasn’t) affected us.
I am awestruck by the beauty of the Eucharist wherever I encounter it. That’s a big reason why the so-called liturgy wars bore me.