Jason Storbakken, along with his wife Vonetta, is co-founder of Radical Living, a Christian community located in the Bedford Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. He is a minister in the Mennonite Church USA and chapel director at the Bowery Mission in New York City. He’s also the author of the book called Radical Spirituality: Repentance, Resistance, Revolution
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Before the Dec. 16 release of the Vatican's final report on the “apostolic visitation,” an inquiry into the lives and ministries of American nuns, Judith Valente, America's Chicago correspondent, spoke with Sister Mary Ann Zollmann and Sister Jean Wincek, co-authors of Power of Sisterhood, a collection of essays that record the experience of women religious during the visitation, and Mary Cain McCarthy, a professor at Canisius College in New York, who surveyed 143 superiors whose communities received visits from the Vatican.
In Vienna, 'Command and Control' Author Eric Schlosser Discusses a revived civil society movement to ban the bomb.
Austen Ivereigh discusses his new book The Great Reformer: Francis and the Making of a Radical Pope, providing details on the pope's time as a young Jesuit provincial, his later conflicts with his superiors and the reforms of the Argentine church he instituted as archbishop.
The Rev. Rhonda Mawhood Lee talks about her article in America, "The Loneliest Choice: Puzzling through Suicide's Sorrowful Mystery," on "America This Week" on SiriusXM The Catholic Channel 129.
Bishop Robert W. McElroy talks bout Pope Francis' message on economic inequality on this excerpt from "America This Week" on SiriusXM The Catholic Channel 129.
In this excerpt from "America This Week" on SiriusXM The Catholic Channel 129, Matt Malone, S.J., reports from his visit to Rome, where people are still talking about the Synod on the Family, and Michael Lee of Fordham University remembers the Jesuit martyrs murdered in El Salvador 25 years ago.
Ann Curry of NBC News talks about her interview with Bishop Blase Cupich, conducted with America, ahead of his installation as archbishop of Chicago on November 18. Curry also describes her own faith journey and what it's like covering the pontificate of Pope Francis.