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November 5, 2012

Vol.207 / No.13
Robert EllsbergNovember 05, 2012

What the 'Protector of the Indians' found in America

Books
James T. KeaneNovember 05, 2012

Can anyone hold a candle to Jonathan Franzen in the world of contemporary American belles lettres?

Signs Of the Times

Jacques Berthieu, a French Jesuit (1838–96) and missionary in Madagascar, was canonized in Rome on Oct. 21 together with six other blessed.

Letters
November 05, 2012

Time to Draw the Curtain I admit to a certain wistfulness on the part of those of us old enough to remember photos like the one on the cover of the Oct. 8 issue showing Good Pope John. I felt I was in a time warp, again viewing this scene, replete with the copes and a retinue of clerics that charac

Signs Of the Times

Some of Egypt’s Christians are concerned about Islamists in power, but there is greater freedom of speech than before the revolution.

Editorials
The EditorsNovember 05, 2012

The world wounds itself in its suppression of girls.

Books
George Dennis O'BrienNovember 05, 2012

Reinhold Niebuhr in conversation Alexis de Tocqueville, Henry Adams and Walter Lippmann.