Since its foundation by the Jesuits in 1988, the Miguel Agustín Pro Juárez Human Rights Center (Center Prodh) has worked to defend, promote and increase respect for human rights in Mexico. International Coordinator Jennifer Brewer talks about the status of human rights in modern Mexico.
Feb 11th, 2016 by americamagazine
A conversation with Dr. Gerald Schlabach about his recent article in America, "The Glamour of Evil," which asks whether we are missing out on “joyous authenticity” by letting celebrity, constant mobility and superficiality lure us away from real life.
Bill O’Keefe, Catholic Relief Services’ vice president for government relations and advocacy, returned home to the U.S. recently after tour of C.R.S. and Caritas Internationalis efforts to respond to the continuing refugee crisis in Europe in Greece, Serbia and Macedonia. He shared his impressions of that trip and some ideas about how best to respond to the crisis with America Media’s Chief Correspondent Kevin Clarke.
Beth Knobbe, author of Party of One: Living Single with Faith, Purpose, and Passion, talks with Tim Reidy and Kevin Clarke about the vocation of single life in the church.
Jan 28th, 2016 by americamagazine
Jan 21st, 2016 by americamagazine
America's Matt Malone, S.J., and Sam Sawyer, S.J., talk with Dr. Bryan Vincent about what a pro-life ethos means for how we ought to engage in civil discourse. The conversation is based on an article that Dr. Vincent wrote for America in the Nov. 2, 2015 issue.
Associate Editor of America and author of America's Unconventional Wisdom blog Robert David Sullivan sits down with Matt Malone, S.J., and Kerry Weber to discuss President Obama's final State of the Union address.
Jan 7th, 2016 by americamagazine
Matt Malone, S.J., and Kerry Weber talk with Boston College's Megan McCabe about the problem of pornography and the U.S.C.C.B.'s statement "Create in Me in Clean Heart."
Matt Malone, S.J., Kerry Weber and Sam Sawyer, S.J., count down the top ten stories of 2015 in the church and the world.
Baltimore’s Bishop Denis Madden: ‘Avoid the Trap’ of Generalizations About and Fear of Muslim People
Dec 17th, 2015 by americamagazine
Baltimore's Bishop Denis Madden is former chair and current member of the Bishops Committee for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs. He has served as Associate Secretary General of the Catholic Near East Welfare Association and previous to that was the Director of the Pontifical Mission for Palestine office in Jerusalem. He implores that U.S. Catholics "avoid the trap" of fearing and making generalizations about Muslim people because of political rhetoric and recent ISIS-directed or inspired terror strikes.