Jan 11th, 2017 by americamagazine
On this week's podcast Rob Weinert-Kendt chats to Matt Malone, S.J., and Tim Reidy about the best shows he's seen in New York City recently, as well a list of exciting plays coming up in the future. Highlights include "Dear Evan Hansen" and "The Present," as well as a movie: "La La Land." Rob Weinert-Kendt also reflects on what makes theater special; namely, its churchlike ability to bring people together.
Jan 10th, 2017 by americamagazine
On this podcast, Sam Sawyer, S.J., speaks to Matt Malone, S.J., and Kerry Weber about cybersecurity and the digital revolution. The conversation tries to answer who we want to be online in an age where cyberhacking has become commonplace.
Dec 28th, 2016 by americamagazine
This week James Martin, S.J., speaks about his involvement in the film 'Silence,' Martin Scorsese's latest film about two Jesuit missionaries in 17th century Japan. Matt Malone, S.J., and Kevin Clarke find out about how and why Scorsese made the film.
Dec 22nd, 2016 by americamagazine
In this week's podcast, George Drance, S.J., chats to Matt Malone, S.J., and Kerry Weber about his approach to the theater as a Jesuit actor and director. George Drance also talks about his next play, "Calderon's Two Dreams," which opens at La MaMa in New York in February 2017.
Dec 15th, 2016 by americamagazine
This week, photojournalist Joey O'Loughlin talks to Tim Reidy and Matt Malone, S.J., about her photo project, "Hidden in Plain Sight: Portraits of Hunger in NYC." She explains that many people who rely on food banks work multiple jobs, and the food banks are a vital lifeline when they can't afford groceries.
Dec 14th, 2016 by americamagazine
As crises in Syria and Iraq reach a crescendo, Kevin Hartigan, Catholic Relief Services' regional director for the Middle East, Central Asia and Europe, speaks from Baghdad about responding to families fleeing conflict in the region.
Dec 8th, 2016 by americamagazine
In this week's podcast, Sam Sawyer, S.J., talks to Kerry Weber and Matt Malone, S.J., about why and how fake news came to dominate the media landscape. Several callers pitch in to describe their interactions with fake news.
Nov 30th, 2016 by americamagazine
In this week's podcast, Senator George J. Mitchell speaks to Tim Reidy and Kevin Clarke about his experience negotiating peace deals in the Middle East and Northern Ireland, and reflects on how his Catholic identity came into play. George J. Mitchell was the primary architect of the 1998 Good Friday Agreement for peace in Northern Ireland and served as U.S. Special Envoy for Middle East Peace. His latest book, A Path to Peace, written with Alon Sachar, lays out possible avenues for peace in the Middle East going forward.
Nov 25th, 2016 by americamagazine
This week, Mark Shriver chats to Olga Segura and Matt Malone, S.J., about his new book. In Pilgrimage: My Search for the Real Pope Francis, Mark Shriver explains who Jorge Bergoglio was before he took on papal responsibility.
Nov 16th, 2016 by americamagazine
Following Rhona Tarrant's news review, this week Eileen Markey speaks to Kerry Weber and Matt Malone, S.J., about her latest book, Radical Faith: The Assassination of Sister Maura. In this clip Eileen Markey discusses why Sister Maura was asssasinated in El Salvador and the great contributions of the Maryknoll sisters.