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October 22, 2012

Vol.207 / No.11
The EditorsOctober 22, 2012

Is it ever morally acceptable to detain a person, citizen or not, without charges or a trial?

Moira LinehanOctober 22, 2012

     Who were they?—the monks who made this book,

Signs Of the Times

Caritas Spain urged the Spanish government to consider the “sinister concrete implications” of the country’s economic crisis.

Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.October 22, 2012

A word from America's new editor

Jeffrey KlaiberOctober 22, 2012

Latin America is a continent of believers, but what they believe defies simple classification.

Signs Of the Times

In just over two decades Niger has cut its rate of infant mortality in half, highlighting the benefits of universal free health care.