The Fight for Religious Freedom

November 30, 2015

Vol.213 / No.17
Signs Of the Times
Steven Schwankert November 19, 2015

You heard it here first: I predict China’s President Xi Jinping will be Time magazine’s Person of the Year.

Bishop Juan Barros attends his first Mass at the Cathedral of St. Matthew in Osorno, Chile, March 21 (CNS photo/Carlos Gutierrez, Reuters).
Current Comment
The EditorsNovember 19, 2015

Sexual abuse needs to be confronted at every turn in our church.

Books
Elizabeth WebbNovember 19, 2015

'What Are We Doing On Earth For Christ's Sake?' by Richard Leonard, S.J., and 'A Biography of the Spirit,' by John Haughey

Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O'ConnellNovember 19, 2015

Some find Pope Francis’ ecclesiology ‘somewhat threatening.’

Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.November 19, 2015

It is impossible to really understand what 'America' does without a sense of its history.

Letters
Our readersNovember 19, 2015

Our readers respond—join the conversation

Signs Of the Times

Using God’s name to try to justify violence and murder is “blasphemy,” Pope Francis said on Nov. 15, speaking about the terrorist attacks in Paris. “Such barbarity leaves us dismayed and we ask ourselves how the human heart can plan and carry out such horrible events,”