Feb 25th, 2016 by americamagazine
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."
Feb 18th, 2016 by americamagazine
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.
Feb 13th, 2016 by americamagazine
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.
Feb 5th, 2016 by americamagazine
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.
Feb 5th, 2016 by americamagazine
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
Kerry Weber and Tim Reidy host Pádraig Ó Tuama, who is a poet, theologian and mediator who works with a community in Northern Ireland called Corrymeela. Corrymeela is Northern Ireland’s oldest peace and reconciliation organization, with over 50 years of experience working alongside fractured communities and groups who are finding their relationships difficult, as well as addressing relational, societal, structural and power dynamics.
They run group sessions using dialogue, experiential play, art, storytelling, mealtimes and shared community to help groups embrace difference and learn how to have difficult conversations. They work alongside visiting university groups as well as groups from other parts of the world who wish to learn from our experience, and learn how to apply the Corrymeela lens to fractures in their own societies.
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.
Jan 14th, 2016 by americamagazine
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."