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October 22, 2007

Vol.197 / No.12

October 22, 2007

Karen Sue SmithOctober 22, 2007

From 2007: Does Japan's power lie in its military strength or in its unique witness to peace? First it was Little Boy, then Fat Man. Sixty-two years ago, in August 1945, the United States dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, each a Japanese city of roughly 250,000. According to estimates

Dotty LynchOctober 22, 2007

George, Ive been standing here for the last 45 minutes, praying to God you were going to call on me. This was Representative Dennis Kucinichs answer to a question posed by George Stephanopoulos in a debate on ABC News this summer in Iowa, asking the candidates whether they believed prayer can alter

Dotty LynchOctober 22, 2007

Declared and Possible Presidential Candidates Appearances on Broadcast and Cable TV.

Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.October 22, 2007

Ours is not a Christian nation.

Letters
October 22, 2007

A Step Backward? The comments of Anthony J. Cernera and Rabbi Eugene Korn in The Latin Liturgy and the Jews (10/8) are a perceptive and welcome caution against the ever-lurking danger of anti-Semitism in prayer and worship, and a warning that the insights of Nostra Aetate and subsequent magisterial

Editorials
The EditorsOctober 22, 2007

The war on drugs is driving the U.S. prison systems enormous growth. Over the past quarter century drug arrests have tripled, and almost half a million men and women are behind bars for drug-related offenses. Mandatory minimum sentencing laws, which in many cases focus on drug offenses, have had a d