Faith Short TakeZac DavisJune 02, 2020
President Trump’s visit to the St. John Paul II National Shrine continues a pattern of using sacred sites for political stunts, writes America associate editor Zac Davis. This is over the line of what the church should tolerate.
Arts & Culture TelevisionZac DavisMay 19, 2020
“The Last Dance” is not documentary but hagiography. Many commentators mean this as a criticism, but here is the thing: Hagiographies are important—and compelling.
Politics & Society DispatchesZac DavisMarch 19, 2020
Cyrus Habib is interrupting what had been a rapid political ascent to join the Catholic Church’s largest religious order.
Arts & Culture BooksZac DavisNovember 15, 2019
The stories in David Means’s latest collection demand and deserve the reader’s full participation.
Community Your TakeZac DavisNovember 01, 2019
We’re relaunching the commenting experience at America.
Arts & Culture BooksZac DavisJuly 12, 2019
Kristen Arnett’s novel is about intimacy and wanting what is forbidden, about childhood and family, about absent parents and absent lovers, and about the secondhand self-destruction that can be wrought by ignoring cries of the heart.
Arts & Culture JesuiticalZac DavisJune 21, 2019
Chloe Becker was upset when she realized she could not name a single African or African-American saint.
Politics & Society JesuiticalZac DavisMay 31, 2019
Onita Estes-Hicks has been Catholic her entire life. But her relationship with her faith was forever changed in 2004.