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James Martin

America Magazine

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Past articles by Fr. James:

Father James Martin: Why you should pray to Pedro Arrupe

The Jesuits invite you to pray to Father Arrupe, and if any favors are received, to document them and send them to us. → Read More

What happens when pro-Trump Christians weaponize the Bible

U.S. 'pro-Israel' evangelicals who declare the president enacted God's will, by moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem, may want to consider the terrible historical cost of a selective and literalist use of the Bible → Read More

A Thanksgiving Prayer for Nearly Everyone

‘Now, I know I’m not the most grateful person you know, God, so let me take some time to tell you what I’m thankful for.’ → Read More

I called for Christians to love gay people. Now the Catholic alt-right is taking revenge.

I wanted the Church to reach out to everyone. Now, I'm being silenced. → Read More

Seven simple ways to respond to the Nashville Statement on sexuality

Conservative evangelical leaders put out one manifesto on sexuality. Here's another way to see the gospel. → Read More

Father James Martin: Should we sing patriotic songs at Mass? Probably not.

At a Fourth of July parade, I’m happy to sing to my country. At the Mass, I’d rather sing to my Savior. → Read More

Stepping out onto the bridge: Father James Martin responds to conversation surrounding his L.G.B.T. book

Even negative reactions are part of the conversation that I hoped the book would generate about L.G.B.T. Catholics. → Read More

Catholics Should Accept and Love All LGBTQ People

There is no group more marginalized in the Catholic church today than the LGBTQ community. Even in death they remained invisible. → Read More

Why I wrote about the Catholic Church and the LGBT community

The mass shooting in Orlando showed how in tragedy many of the church's LGBT members are invisible. → Read More

Dorothy Day: Future Saint, Imperfect Parent

Kate Hennessey's new book is a searingly honest look at Dorothy Day the mother. → Read More

“I was a stranger and you did not welcome me.”

It is Christ whom we turn away when we build walls. → Read More

Fr. James Martin answers 5 common questions about 'Silence'

Even some thoughtful Christian observers seem to have missed a few essential themes. → Read More

Fr. James Martin answers 5 common questions about 'Silence'

Even some thoughtful Christian observers seem to have missed a few essential themes. → Read More

James Martin: A week in Rome with Jesuits, and I saw God at work far beyond the Vatican

Rome for me is a heady place where it’s easy to lose your spiritual bearings. → Read More

Full Transcript: Martin Scorsese discusses faith and his film 'Silence'

A conversation with James Martin, S.J., who served as an adviser to the film. → Read More

Exclusive: Martin Scorsese discusses his faith, his struggles, his films and "Silence."

An exclusive interview with James Martin, S.J. and Martin Scorsese, the director of "Silence." → Read More

Father James Martin: Reconciliation and Dissent in the Age of Trump

How does a Catholic move ahead after the election of Donald J. Trump as president? → Read More

James Martin, S.J.: We need to build a bridge between LGBT community and the Catholic Church.

We are all pilgrims on the way, loved sinners following the call we first heard at our baptisms. → Read More

James Martin: The saints seemed so far away. Then I started to climb.

For me, wisdom comes mainly in the form of insights. → Read More

James Martin: The saints seemed so far away. Then I started to climb.

For me, wisdom comes mainly in the form of insights. → Read More