The Hidden Holocaust
The statistics from Sudan appall any decent observer. In the last 17 years, two million persons have been killed, four million have been internally displaced and hundreds of thousands made refugees.
The Impending Death of Catholic Higher Education
During the cold war, the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists became famous for its Doomsday Clock.
Hunger at Home
Aconference in Washington, D.C., with hunger as its theme? Some might assume that such a conference would be about hunger in the developing world.
Energy and Morality 20 Years Later
Soaring energy prices rapidly turned last winter into a season of severe discontent. In the Northeast the price of residential heating oil rose by more than 50 percent since the previous winter.
Time to Dust Off the National Pastoral Council?
Has the time come to revive the idea of a national pastoral council for the Catholic Church in the United States a quarter-century after the scheme was effectively abandoned?
Books and Culture
Niall Ferguson is one of the leading—and almost certainly the most controversial—historian in contemporary Britain.
Historians and political scientists endlessly debate the sources of change in human societies.
As you might have suspected, neurosis plagues columnists and reviewers.