James Martin, SJ

James Martin, SJ appears in the following:

Call for Church to Connect with LGBT Catholics

Friday, July 07, 2017

Father James Martin discusses why he wants church leadership and LGBT Catholics to start a new dialog, much the way Newark Cardinal Tobin did at a recent mass.

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The Rejection of Refugees Is 'Manifestly Unchristian'

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

The Catholic Church is taking a stance against President Trump's immigration ban and showing solidarity with Muslim refugees.

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Novel Take on Spirituality

Thursday, November 05, 2015

James Martin, SJ, a Jesuit priest and editor at large of America Magazine, tells the tale of three spiritual seekers in his debut novel.

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Holy Land: Pope to Call for Environmental Consciousness

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

While the earth is introduced in the first sentence of the Bible, it hasn't always been front and center at the pulpit. For Catholics, that's expected to change tomorrow.

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'Such a Hippie, This Pope'

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Jesuit priest James Martin—nicknamed "Colbert's priest" for his appearances on the Colbert Report—talks about Pope Francis' new focus on climate change.

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Getting to Know Jesus

Monday, April 21, 2014

James Martin, SJ, a Jesuit priest, editor at large of America magazine, and author of Jesus: A Pilgrimage (HarperOne, 2014), talks about the historical and spiritual Jesus.

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What the First Latino Pope Means

Friday, March 15, 2013

Cecilia Gonzalez-Andrieu, assistant professor of theological studies at Loyola Marymount and James Martin SJ, a Jesuit priest, culture editor of America Magazine, and author of The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything and Between Heaven and Mirth: Why Joy, Humor, and Laughter Are at the Heart of the Spiritual Life, discuss what Pope Francis' selection means for Hispanic identity and the future of Catholicism in Latin America. 

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Nuns Now

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Jesuit priest James Martin, a culture editor of America Magazine and author of Between Heaven and Mirth: Why Joy, Humor, and Laughter Are at the Heart of the Spiritual Life, and Sister Mary Johnson, of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur and professor of sociology and religious studies at Emmanuel College, discuss Vatican criticism of American nuns and their focus on poverty and economic justice.


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Between Heaven and Mirth

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

James Martin, SJ, a lifelong Catholic, a Jesuit for over 20 years, and a priest for 10 years, reveals the humor in the Bible, and explains how joy, humor, and laughter help us to live more spiritual lives, understand ourselves and others better. In Between Heaven and Mirth Father Martin illustrates examples of healthy humor and purposeful levity in the stories of biblical heroes and heroines, and in the lives of the saints and the world’s great spiritual masters.

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Obama and Social Issues

Monday, May 11, 2009

Juan Williams, senior correspondent for National Public Radio and author of Enough: The Phony Leaders, Dead-End Movements, and Culture of Failure That Are Undermining Black America-and What We Can Do About It, and James Martin, SJ associate editor at America, a national Catholic weekly magazine talk about ...

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