Vaccine Wars

March 9, 2015

Vol.212 / No.8

March 9, 2015

DEATH THREAT. Rhett Krawitt, 6, who has leukemia, could die if he catches measles from an unvaccinated child.
Michael RozierFebruary 25, 2015

The outbreak of measles has many concerned about the resurgence of a deadly disease. But what if it is actually the symptom of something much larger?The outbreak in January, which originated in Disneyland and has spread to over a dozen states, has brought the vaccine debate back to the national spot

Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.February 25, 2015

Rather conveniently, the phrase “off with his head” contains fewer than 140 characters.

Letters
Our readersFebruary 25, 2015

Local ProcessRe: “The Annulment Dilemma,” by Msgr. Paul V. Garrity (2/16): Finally, a seasoned pastor who is able to put a human face on the trials, tribulations and trauma faced by faithful Catholics seeking an annulment in our overly complicated and overly legalistic process. While I a

Editorials
The EditorsFebruary 25, 2015

Each cruelty cloaked in religion reduces all religious traditions.

Faith in Focus

No monk should ever defend another in the monastery. Nor should he take sides in an argument…. We decree that no one should be permitted to ostracize or to strike any one of his brothers; and if any monk should break this rule, let him be publicly reprimanded, that the others may learn from h

Books
David J. MichaelFebruary 25, 2015

'My Struggle,' by Karl Ove Knausgaard

Books
Anna BrownFebruary 25, 2015

'Mortal Blessings,' by Angela Alaimo O’Donnell