April 22, 2013

Vol.208 / No.13
The Word
John W. MartensApril 11, 2013

Fifth Sunday of Easter (C), April 28, 2013

Flag with image of late Archbishop Oscar Romero seen during march prior to assassination anniversary in San Salvador
Current Comment
The EditorsApril 11, 2013

The new pope might consider the cause of Oscar Romero with renewed seriousness.

Signs Of the Times

Pope Francis said he wanted "to act decisively concerning cases of sexual abuse."

Books
John MattesonApril 11, 2013

Bruce Levine’s study of Confederate society seeks to correct the errors of generations past.

Letters
Our readersApril 11, 2013

America’s editorial “Repeal the Second Amendment," in the issue of Feb. 25, evoked considerable reader response. Some comments were published in the issue of April 8-15. Here are more.Unintended ConsequencesWith all the gun rhetoric out there, both pro and con, including your propos

Signs Of the Times
Catholic News ServiceApril 11, 2013

Desmond Tutu, the former Anglican archbishop of Cape Town and legendary opponent of South African apartheid, was awarded the 2013 Templeton Prize on April 4. • In a letter on March 22, Bishop Michael J. Bransfield of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston urged Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin to support the

Scott W. HahnApril 11, 2013

Sharing faith with the Eucharist