James Martin

America magazine

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Jesuit priest, editor at large of America magazine, a national Catholic weekly, and author of the The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything: A Spirituality for Real Life

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During a recent summit of Roman Catholic leaders, one conservative bishop accused liberal colleagues of "doing the devil's work."

Pope Francis and the Soul of the Church

During a recent summit of Roman Catholic leaders, one conservative bishop accused liberal colleagues of "doing the devil's work."

from To the Point

For 2000 years, the Roman Catholic Church has regarded gays and lesbians as “intrinsically disordered.”

The Vatican Shifts Tone on Gays, Domestic Partnerships

For 2000 years, the Roman Catholic Church has regarded gays and lesbians as “intrinsically disordered.”

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Returning from Rio, Pope Francis stunned reporters aboard his plane.  Asked about gay people in the priesthood, he answered, “Who am I to judge?”

On Gay Priests, Pope Francis Asks, 'Who am I to judge?'

Returning from Rio, Pope Francis stunned reporters aboard his plane.  Asked about gay people in the priesthood, he answered, “Who am I to judge?”

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