Luke Hansen, S.J., former associate editor ofAmerica, talks to Tim Reidy and Kerry Weber about his work reporting on Guantanamo Bay and the plans to potentially close the facility.
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Sam Sawyer, S.J., America's director of digital strategy, talks about the 10th anniversary of Twitter.
In observance of International Women's Day on March, Matt Malone, S.J., and Kerry Weber chat with Nicole Perone from Rome, who spoke at an annual event held at the Vatican, Voices of Faith. There Nicole spoke on a multigenerational panel, discussing how the church has succeeded in lifting up the voices of women in leadership and where growth could occur.
When Pope Francis speaks on economic issues, most do not realize the experiences that have shaped his worldview. Matt Malone, S.J., and Tim Reidy speak with America's contributing editor in economics, Paul D. McNelis, S.J., on an article he wrote in the Feb. 22 issue of America, "Tyrants and Technocrats: The Economic Memories of Pope Francis."
Bill McGarvey talks with James Martin, S.J. and Tim Reidy about this year's Oscar nominees for Best Picture, including "Spotlight," a film that has prompted widespread discussion in the Catholic Church, and "Bridge of Spies," a story with a surprising connection to the history of America magazine.
As part of America's special issue dedicated to international religious liberty, Matt Malone, S.J., and Kerry Weber speak with Rev. Elias D. Mallon of the Catholic Near East Welfare Association about the state of international religious freedom, expanding on his recent article: "A Global Peril."
Last week Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died at the age of 79, sparking both scores of commemoration as well as controversy around the future of the nation's highest court. Matt Malone, S.J, and Tim Reidy talk with Thomas Lee, the Leitner Family Professor of International Law at Fordham Law School about Justice Scalia's legacy and the future of the Supreme Court.
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.
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.