January 7-14, 2013

Vol.208 / No.1
Michael V. TuethDecember 21, 2012

Fate and forgiveness in ‘Les Misérables’

John Levko, S.J.December 28, 2012

The spiritual journey of every Christian is a journey of conversion that involves inward maturing, openness to the spirit and a developed prayer life. For Walter Ciszek, S.J., a small, stocky Polish-American, this spiritual journey was tested in the fire of Moscow’s dreaded Lubyanka prison, wh

Current Comment
The EditorsJanuary 02, 2013

Why did the Senate fail to ratify an international treaty for persons with disabilities?

The EditorsDecember 28, 2012

Governments must reject the misguided trend of prison privatization.

Diane ScharperDecember 28, 2012

Colm T ib n rsquo s The Testament of Mary tells an intriguing though not always convincing story Its main character and to an extent its only character is an old woman fretting about her past as she tries to get the facts straight Given the book rsquo s title and story line one assumes that

Signs Of the Times

The preacher of the papal household offered a look at how to interpret Vatican II.

Thomas J. MassaroDecember 28, 2012

What are the most real and valuable things in life?