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March 2, 2009

Vol.200 / No.7
Signs Of the Times
March 02, 2009

Bishop Erwin Krautler of Xingu, Brazil, remembers the first time he received a death threat. “It was the exact day I completed 25 years as a bishop,” he recalled. Later that year, a local paper even announced the day his assassination would be expected. Bishop Krautler says there are sev

March 02, 2009

Obama’s First Days Vincent Rougeau’s essay, “Real Americans, Real Catholics” (2/16), raises the question of how we can build common ground with those who are visibly angry over having lost the election and the Catholic vote on Nov. 4. I believe that the majority of Catholic v

The Editors March 02, 2009

Can we build a culture of service?

John Jay Hughes March 02, 2009

John Lukacs' 'Last Rites,' reviewed

Signs Of the Times
March 02, 2009

The Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace in Zimbabwe will use its nationwide network to rally support for rebuilding Zimbabwe following the recent formation of a unity government. “The new administration will need to work hard to end the human suffering” in Zimbabwe, which faces ram

Of Many Things
Drew Christiansen March 02, 2009

Prudence and the U.S. economy

Signs Of the Times
March 02, 2009