To celebrate the Year of Saint Paul, and in conjunction with America's special issue on Paul's legacy, Tim Reidy visits with Father Gilbert Martinez at St. Paul the Apostle Church in Manhattan, the motherhouse of the Paulist Fathers. Father Martinez explains how worshippers can obtain a plenary indulgence at St. Paul's, in honor of the Pauline year, and reflects on the artwork in the church inspired by the great apostle.
Archive for October 30th 2008
From the podcast archives, an interview with Jesuit John W. O'Malley about his book, What Happened at Vatican II, which was recently published by Harvard University Press. Father O'Malley also discusses an series on art and religion he is editing for Saint Joseph's University Press.
Fighting against religious oppression in Mexico and reporting on Irish rebels in Dublin; railing against Prohibition and championing the Civil Rights movement--these are among the many issues covered by America over the years. James T. Keane, S.J., talks about the early history of the magazine, and three of America's most influential editors.
New York Times sportswriter Dave Anderson talks about his 50-year career, his years at Xavier High School in Manhattan in the 1940s, and the lessons that sports can teach.