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October 1, 2012

Vol.207 / No.8
October 01, 2012

Robert Caro's biography of Lyndon Johnson is a profound analysis of Lord Acton’s 1887 maxim: power corrupts.

Signs Of the Times

As Caritas Pakistan workers entered the worst-hit areas in that country to assess damage, government officials reported that monsoon rains have devastated communities, claiming at least 78 lives.

Emil A. Wcela October 01, 2012

The ordination of women to the diaconate is separate from the question of the ordination of women to the priesthood.

Signs Of the Times

Reality intruded darkly on a symposium on religious liberty in Washington when news alerts reported the killing of J. Christopher Stevens, the U.S. ambassador to Libya.

Of Many Things
Kerry Weber October 01, 2012

It is all to easy for me to view the world as something I’m fighting against rather than rooting for.

Robert J. Nogosek October 01, 2012

The first turning point of Vatican II

Patrick Whelan October 01, 2012

An Episcopal priest analyzes Obama's first term.