Elizabeth Dias, winner of the George W. Hunt, S.J., Prize for Excellence in Journalism, Arts & Letters, talks to Kerry Weber and Eric Sundrup, S.J., about her career as a religion journalist, Mother Teresa's upcoming canonization, and Pope Francis.
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The artist Alfonse Borysewicz, who received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1995, brings his paintings to parishes and talks to parishioners about how art interacts with faith. In this podcast Alfonse speaks to Tim Reidy and Kevin Clarke about the role of art in Catholic communities, and how Catholic artists depict sacred figures today.
David Stewart, S.J., is America's London correspondent. He talks to Matt Malone, S. J., and Kerry Weber about the aftermath of the Brexit vote, and discusses how the Scottish independence movement has been affected.
Robert A. Orsi is a professor of religious studies and history and the Grace Craddock Nagle Chair in Catholic Studies at Northwestern University. He is the author of a new book, History and Presence. In the book, Orsi challenges modern conceptions of the presence of the transcendent in our lives, beginning with the metaphysical Eucharistic debates of early modern Europe, and proposing a view of history where our gods are fully present.
Father Bryan Massingale, professor of theology at Fordham University, reflects on issues of race and police brutality in the aftermath of two more shootings that have shocked the nation and why the Catholic Church is in a special position to do something about these continuing problems.
Rhona Tarrant, America's Dublin correspondent, joins Tim Reidy and Ashley McKinless to discuss reactions from Ireland to the U.K.'s referendum to leave the European Union.
Dan Barry is a national columnist and reporter for The New York Times and the author of a new book, The Boys in the Bunkhouse: Servitude and Salvation in the Heartland. The book tells the story of dozens of men with intellectual disability who spent decades working at an Iowa turkey-processing plant, living in an old schoolhouse, and enduring exploitation and abuse—before finding justice and achieving freedom.
Dr. Jacob Kohlhaas, assistant professor of moral theology at Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa, talks with Tim Reidy and Sam Sawyer, S.J., about his upcoming article on lessons for families from Scripture, as part of our continuing series, “The Living Word: Scripture in the Life of the Church,” a multiyear, multiplatform joint project of America Media and A.B.S. to promote deeper popular engagement with the Bible.