Voices

Olga Segura is an associate editor at America.

Faith News Analysis
Olga SeguraNovember 21, 2019
I reached out by email to every diocese in the country and asked: Has your diocese started any new initiatives based on the 2018 pastoral letter on racism published by the U.S.C.C.B?
Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas and Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., at a ceremony to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the first recorded arrival of enslaved African people in America, on Sept. 10 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Faith Short Take
Olga SeguraSeptember 27, 2019
The U.S. Catholic Church still has work to do toward racial reconciliation, writes America associate editor Olga Segura, and this summer’s 1619 Project in The New York Times provides a template worth considering.
Arts & Culture Books
Olga SeguraSeptember 13, 2019
"Dominicana" tells the story of 15-year-old Ana Canción.
Faith Jesuitical
Olga SeguraSeptember 13, 2019
This week, we talk with Fr. Joe Laramie, the author of "Abide in the Heart of Christ: A 10-day personal retreat with St. Ignatius Loyola."
“Yo Soy Taino” is a new live-action puppet film by the screenwriter and director Alba Enid García (photo: HBO).
Arts & Culture Television
Olga SeguraAugust 16, 2019
“Yo Soy Taino” offers a brief and necessary look into the complicated history between the United States and Puerto Rico.
Actor Danny Glover, right, and author Ta-Nehisi Coates, left, testify about reparation for the descendants of slaves during a hearing before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, June 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Politics & Society News
Olga SeguraJune 19, 2019
In Washington on June 19, House members held the first congressional hearing in more than a decade on reparations, spotlighting the debate over whether the United States should consider compensation for the descendants of slaves in the United States.
Faith Jesuitical
Olga SeguraJune 14, 2019
This week, we interview Pat Gothman, one of the co-founders of the online queer Catholic community, Vine & Fig.
Faith Jesuitical
Olga SeguraMay 24, 2019
This week, we give you a behind-the-scenes look into our spiritual formation with Father Eric Sundrup.
Arts & Culture Ideas
Olga SeguraMay 23, 2019
Kate Bowler talks with the hosts of “Jesuitical,” Ashley McKinless, Olga Segura and Zac Davis, and explains what her cancer diagnosis taught her about American Christianity and more.
Faith Jesuitical
Olga SeguraMay 03, 2019
This week, we talk with the author of the New York Times bestseller "Everything Happens for a Reason (And Other Lies I’ve Loved)," Kate Bowler.