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October 11, 2010

Vol.203 / No.9

October 11, 2010

William H. KeelerOctober 11, 2010

A proposal to protect a minority

Being a refugee should be a temporary condition. Under international law, people who have fled their homes out of fear of persecution should be able to return home once conditions improve or, when they are prevented from doing so, make a new home elsewhere. To be uprooted from one’s home is es

Elias D. MallonOctober 11, 2010

Interreligious relations and the Synod of the Middle East

Of Many Things
Drew Christiansen, S.J.October 11, 2010

The beatification of John Henry Newman brought particular consolation to Catholics in the English-speaking world.

Letters
October 11, 2010

The Model Gentleman “Conspiracy of Bishops and Faithful,” by Drew Christiansen, S.J. (9/27), reminds me that the 19th-century prose and even the poetry of John Henry Newman may be a little hard for today’s readers to digest. But to read him, even to meditate on his seamless logic,

Editorials
The EditorsOctober 11, 2010

Israel needs to be reminded that the alternatives to a two-state solution are few and unattractive.

Ideas
Jon M. SweeneyOctober 11, 2010

St. Francis and the Judaic roots of the blessing of animals