Politics & Society ExplainerRyan Di CorpoJanuary 10, 2020
In response to the U.S. attack that killed Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani, Iran has announced it will enrich uranium beyond the restrictions of the 2015 nuclear deal.
Politics & Society NewsRyan Di CorpoJanuary 06, 2020
Pope Francis prayed for peace from St. Peter’s Square. “War only brings death and destruction,” he said. “I call on all parties to keep alive the flame of dialogue and self-control and avoid the shadow of enmity.”
Politics & Society DispatchesRyan Di CorpoDecember 24, 2019
Parochial schools in the city are not immune to the homeless crisis, Michael J. Deegan, the superintendent of schools for the Archdiocese of New York, confirmed. “We do have some families that are homeless, and in partnering with Catholic Charities of New York, we work with the families in trying
Politics & Society NewsRyan Di CorpoDecember 17, 2019
To help make sense of the Afghanistan Papers, America spoke with Karen J. Greenberg, permanent member of the Council on Foreign Relations and director of the Center on National Security at Fordham University School of Law.
Arts & Culture FilmRyan Di CorpoDecember 07, 2019
The new film from Terrence Malick tells the dramatic story of the Austrian farmer turned conscientious objector Franz Jägerstätter.
Arts & Culture BooksRyan Di CorpoNovember 26, 2019
At a public memorial service in the cathedral, the site of the funerals of James Baldwin and Duke Ellington, several friends of Ms. Morrison provided their recollections of her talent, warmth and sense of humor.
Politics & Society News AnalysisRyan Di CorpoNovember 06, 2019
The quest for profit goes too far, he said, when businesses desert the workers and communities that made them profitable in the first place simply to make goods more cheaply in other countries.
Politics & Society NewsRyan Di CorpoNovember 04, 2019
Georgetown announced it would commit to raising around $400,000 a year to create a fund for reparations to the descendants of 272 slaves sold by the college in the pre-Civil War era.
Politics & Society Dispatches
The Plowshares activists are on trial for anti-nuclear protest. Theologians say the Gospel’s on their side.Ryan Di CorpoOctober 17, 2019
On April 4, 2018, the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., seven Plowshares activists illegally entered the naval submarine base in Kings Bay, Ga., staining the property with their blood and placing crime scene tape around the base. Now they are facing up to 25 years in