Voices

Robert David Sullivan is an associate editor at America magazine.

Faith Dispatches
Robert David Sullivan March 22, 2018
Surveys suggest that younger Americans are turning away from religion, but they may not have been properly introduced to the church in the first place.
Faith Dispatches
Robert David Sullivan March 08, 2018
Easter is second only to Christmas in Mass attendance—and in a tight race with Halloween in candy consumption.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Robert David Sullivan February 22, 2018
The Irish-American population is almost seven times bigger than Ireland itself, but it is also aging and shrinking.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Robert David Sullivan December 15, 2017
Besides Pope Francis, there was an impressively wide range of topics that got readers’ attention, including reflections on capitalism and philanthropy, and evaluations of the music of U2 and Beyoncé.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Robert David Sullivan July 12, 2017
A record low moving rate may be worsening inequality in the United States.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Robert David Sullivan June 28, 2017

Most Americans say they have changed their behavior to help protect the environment—whether because they are heeding the warnings of Pope Francis in his encyclical “Laudato Si’” or are alarmed by stories of severe weather and

Politics & Society Of Many Things
Robert David Sullivan June 01, 2017
There is a bubble in American politics, but it is not separating Democratic and Republican voters; it is keeping political leaders of both parties from hearing the voices outside Washington.
Politics & Society Short Take
Robert David Sullivan May 09, 2017
Both political parties are getting further out of touch from the average voters.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Robert David Sullivan April 24, 2017
The expulsion of pro-life candidates may doom the Democrats to minority status.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Robert David Sullivan April 06, 2017
The U-turn on environmental policies comes as evidence mounts that climate change has already caused significant damage, from killing large sections of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef to causing severe drought in Africa.