Voices
Ryan Di Corpo, a former O’Hare Fellow at America, is a freelance journalist and co-coordinator of Pax Christi New York State.
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America spoke with Jessica Chastain and Andrew Garfield about the nature of faith and the singular courage of Tammy Faye.
Taliban fighters patrol inside the city of Kandahar, southwest Afghanistan, on Aug. 15, 2021. (AP Photo/Sidiqullah Khan)
Politics & SocietyNews Analysis
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Our invasions of Afghanistan and Vietnam may have different beginnings, but their ends show that we are capable of repeating basic mistakes, writes Ryan Di Corpo.
‘Collective’ joins the ranks of great films about investigative journalism (photo: IMDB)
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The 2020 nominees for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature showcase a wide array of topics, from the injustices of incarceration to the blossoming friendship between a man and an octopus.
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“News of the World” succeeds in marrying the classic action-adventure conventions of the American Western with a deeper, human story about the ties that bind us, even in the midst of persistent unrest.
FaithFaith in Focus
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I sought a roadmap for how to grieve, best practices for mourning the passing of loved ones. But still I have found no instruction manual on grief, no established set of rules.
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The toxic relationship between the F.B.I. and Martin Luther King Jr. is the subject of the highly-anticipated documentary “MLK/FBI.”
Robert MacDougall in “Boys State” (photo: A24) 
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In a new award-winning documentary about Texas Boys State, democracy is fraught with conflict.
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An alumnus of the University of Notre Dame, where his funeral service will be held, Philbin lived a life informed by his Catholic faith.
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George Williams, S.J., the Catholic chaplain at San Quentin, spoke with America about conditions inside the prison and what needs to be done to protect its especially at-risk inmates.
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Bryce Dallas Howard makes her directorial debut with the new documentary "Dads," available from Apple TV+.