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December 10, 2007

Vol.197 / No.19
Current Comment
The EditorsDecember 10, 2007

Identifying immigrants, violence against women, the rise of Hugo Chavez

Ivan J. KauffmanDecember 10, 2007

With its vividly re-enacted scenes of torture, book burning and violence, the PBS series “Secret Files of the Inquisition” made clear that stereotypical views of the Inquisition are not going away anytime soon. It also ensured that a negative interpretation of this Catholic history will

Letters
Our readersDecember 10, 2007

No Simple Answers The editorial Amnesty and Abortion (10/29) raises difficult questions. I agree that we should continue to reach out to those with whom we disagree. But I think it is incorrect to say that Amnesty Inter-national adopts a utilitarian calculus. It is a murky world in which we work, a

The Word
Daniel J. HarringtonDecember 10, 2007

The second Sunday of Advent

David Walsh-LittleDecember 10, 2007

A lawyer hopes for an end to capital punishment.

Editorials
The EditorsDecember 10, 2007

The case for the legalization of selection conscientious objection.