Author - Emily Sanna

Emily Sanna is the managing editor of U.S. Catholic

Women and Christian witness

The Strength of Her Witness: Jesus Christ in the Global Voices of Women Edited by Elizabeth Johnson (Orbis Books, 2016) “What difference do women’s voices make...

A journey in ink

I’m used to strangers stopping me in public. “What kind of bird is that on your arm?” they ask. “I’ve never seen a tattoo like that.” The tattoo in question is...

A field guide for Catholics

Flipping through the pages of Melissa Musick and Anna Keating’s The Catholic Catalogue : A Field Guide to the Daily Acts That Make Up a Catholic Life, I...

Prayer from scratch

Growing up, I spent one week every summer with my grandparents in upstate New York. It was a week full of traditions and rituals that were repeated year after...

Let them read books

In 2012, exactly two weeks after Trayvon Martin was shot to death for being young and black and wearing a hoodie, I sat in a dark theater watching children as...

Is consent important?

When it comes to sex, no means no. That’s just common sense. Or is it? Flip the question for a second: What means yes? Does getting undressed mean yes...