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November 14, 2011

Vol.205 / No.15
Signs Of the Times

The Obama administration and the U.S. bishops continue their rocky ride as the bishops increasingly focus on concerns related to religious liberty.

Editorials
The Editors November 14, 2011

The church that opposed class conflict in Marxism cannot be charged with stirring up class warfare.

Books
David Carroll Cochran November 14, 2011

Jason Brennan argues that if citizens vote, they have an obligation to do it well.

Signs Of the Times

Cardinal Kurt Koch told an audience at Seton Hall University that Jews can look upon the cross as “the definitive Yom Kippur.”

Letters
November 14, 2011

I Can No Longer Listen Re “Pope Promotes ‘Unworldly’ But Open Church” (Signs of the Times, 10/10): I would like to hear Pope Benedict’s message with a joyful, open heart. I would like to welcome the good news of Jesus into my life as it is proclaimed to me by my church

Film
John P. McCarthy November 14, 2011

In Werner Herzog's new documentary, the viewer is left staring into the abyss that is capital punishment.

Current Comment
The Editors November 14, 2011

Ending a Reign of Fear; A Life Raft; Qaddafi's End, a New Start