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December 19, 2011

Vol.205 / No.19
Signs Of the Times

Hundreds of thousands of Coptic Christians have emigrated since the ouster of Hosni Mubarak in 2011.

Signs Of the Times

Kinshasa Cardinal Laurent Monsengwo challenges election results in Democratoc Republic of Congo.

Editorials
The EditorsDecember 19, 2011

Christmas is intended for everyone, but it has a special relevance for the poor and oppressed.

Signs Of the Times

A Vatican official said that World AIDS Day is “a privileged moment to relaunch the fight against social prejudice.”

Signs Of the Times

There is no safe nuclear power despite a government’s assurance of safe nuclear energy, a visiting Japanese nuclear expert said in a lecture at the Catholic Center in Tokyo.

Letters
December 19, 2011

On Your Knees, Americans In “To the Ends of the Earth,” his review of the Rev. Robert Barron’s television film “Catholicism” (11/21), Maurice Timothy Reidy writes: “Yet in general the film fails to convey that the church is a living tradition, one that continues t

Art
Judith DupreDecember 19, 2011

A slideshow of images from the book Ars Sacra.