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November 12, 2012

Vol.207 / No.14
Letters
November 12, 2012

Bloody Hands Re “Electoral Responsibility” (Editorial, 10/29): Thanks for continuing to muddy the waters. It has become a tradition for me to cast my ballot for president every four years by going into the voting booth and holding my nose. It is a tortured exercise. I agree that defense

Books
Claire Schaeffer-Duffy November 12, 2012

What more can be said about the nine American Catholics who on a May afternoon 44 years ago stormed a Selective Service office in Catonsville Md seized draft files and burned them in a parking lot while praying the Our Father Their exploits have been memorialized in songs poetry literature fi

Signs Of the Times

“We need to get this mandate overturned” by the courts said Archbishop Thomas G. Wenski said of the requirement that many religious employers pay for contraceptives for their workers.

Columns
Thomas J. Massaro November 12, 2012

There is someone drawn to every imaginable activity.

Film
Kerry Weber November 12, 2012

The church’s view of sex is more nuanced than "The Sessions" gives it credit for.

Daniel Philpott November 12, 2012

On the Feast of St. Maximilian Kolbe, remembering the thousands who die for their faith each year.

Signs Of the Times

Nigeria is Africa’s largest oil producer, but it still struggles with poverty, widespread corruption and recurring ethnic violence.