Politics & Society DispatchesRyan Di CorpoMay 07, 2020
What is the way forward for Catholic colleges? Most Catholic institutions are doing their best to survive on their own resources while hoping for an additional stimulus package from Congress.
Arts & Culture BooksRyan Di CorpoApril 24, 2020
Jim Forest's memoir functions as both a personal history and a snapshot of a tumultuous era in American society—the 1960s—when Forest solidified his opposition to unjust war and his faith in active nonviolence.
Politics & Society NewsRyan Di CorpoApril 16, 2020
On April 9, the international Catholic publishing powerhouse Bayard announced that it would soon cease print publication of four magazines: Catechist, Hopeful Living, Today’s Catholic Teacher and Catholic Digest.
Arts & Culture FilmRyan Di CorpoApril 11, 2020
Todd Haynes’s second feature film, starring Julianne Moore as a woman isolated by a mysterious illness, resonates anew in our sudden quarantine, writes America’s Ryan Di Corpo.
Politics & Society NewsRyan Di CorpoApril 03, 2020
Msgr. Kevin Sullivan, the executive director of Catholic Charities of New York, said that the needs of the homeless—for shelter, food and mental health assistance—have not changed during this time of crisis.
Arts & Culture FilmRyan Di CorpoApril 03, 2020
Brooding, interior and utterly focused, Mr. von Sydow is a stirring presence on screen, with a weathered face apt to illustrate inner spiritual turmoil.
Faith NewsRyan Di CorpoMarch 30, 2020
Matt Malone, S.J., remembered Father O’Hare as a “towering figure in the history of America magazine…insightful, warm and friendly, a world-class raconteur with a spellbinding Irish charm.”
Arts & Culture FilmRyan Di CorpoMarch 27, 2020
One hundred years after the birth of cinema, the Vatican released a commemorative list of 45 great films. Now, 25 years later, America Media is here to expand the Vatican’s list with the most groundbreaking, impressive and beautiful films released since 1995.
Faith NewsRyan Di CorpoMarch 19, 2020
“You can meditate on the Sunday Gospel on your own, consult a Bible commentary about the readings, gather your family to talk about the Gospel or call friends and share your experiences of how God is present to you, even in the midst of a crisis,” James Martin, S.J., wrote.
Faith NewsRyan Di CorpoMarch 13, 2020
The Archdiocese of Seattle has been joined by numerous other dioceses, including those of Little Rock, Salt Lake City, and Santa Fe, in canceling public Masses. Major archdioceses, such as in Chicago and Newark, have undertaken similar precautious.