Voices

Nick Sawicki is special assistant to the president and editor in chief of America Media.

Politics & Society News Analysis
Nicholas D. SawickiJuly 01, 2020
Could the ruling really mark the end of Blaine amendments?
Faith Explainer
Nicholas D. SawickiMarch 06, 2020
It’s Friday and we know what you want to know: What fish sandwich should you eat today?
Politics & Society Explainer
Nicholas D. SawickiJanuary 30, 2020
And what the editors of America magazine had to say about Blaine amendments
Politics & Society News Analysis
Nicholas D. SawickiJanuary 15, 2020
Despite the conceptual similarities, a Senate trial, formally referred to as a Court of Impeachment, is fundamentally different from a standard trial.
President Donald Trump talks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House, on Friday, Oct. 4, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Politics & Society Explainer
Nicholas D. SawickiOctober 08, 2019
Why do we even an impeachment process when we can just vote the president out of office? John D. Feerick of the Fordham University School of Law explains in an interview with America’s Nicholas D. Sawicki.
Arts & Culture Books
Nicholas D. SawickiSeptember 07, 2018
Facing the reality of a defunded and sorely understaffed State Department and with the growing presence of active and retired military personnel in policy-making processes in an increasingly complicated global community, this book raises an important question: What hope is there for the future of
Books
Nicholas D. SawickiFebruary 18, 2016
'Structures of Grace,' by Kevin Ahern
A FAMILY TRADITION. The Reagan family at Sunday dinner in “Blue Bloods.”
Television
Nicholas D. SawickiJanuary 28, 2016
'Blue Bloods' makes us examine our own motives, relationships and faith.
PEOPLE AS PROPERTY. A policeman makes his way through an abandoned human trafficking camp in northern Malaysia, May 2015.
Nicholas D. SawickiJuly 21, 2015
The Vatican’s gardens are lush. Palm trees create a canopy unique to that part of the world, marble buildings punctuate the landscape, often at unexpected turns, and it is not unusual to see members of the papal staff or cardinals scurrying about, either hurrying off to a meeting or pacing in
In All Things
Nicholas D. SawickiJuly 20, 2015
In a recent news story shared here nbsp at America it was reported that George Cardinal Pell Vatican Secretary for the Economy offered a critique of Pope Francis rsquo recent encyclical nbsp ldquo Laudato Si rsquo rdquo In an interview with the nbsp Financial Times nbsp on July 16 Pell sta