Keep It Civil

November 2, 2015

Vol.213 / No.13

November 2, 2015

Dennis H. HoltschneiderOctober 21, 2015

8 ways the U.S. church could be strengthened right now

CITIZENS UNITED. The audience at the Reagan Presidential Library applauds during the second official Republican debate of the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign in Simi Valley, Calif., on Sept. 16.
Bryan VincentOctober 21, 2015

Democracy seems to be very popular; the work of democracy, perhaps not so much

ON THIS ROCK. Pope Francis and Cardinal Angelo Comastri pray at the tomb of St. Peter in the crypt of St. Peter’s Basilica on the feast of All Souls.
Leonard DeLorenzoOctober 21, 2015

The month of November opens with two feast days that have shaped my experience of celebrating and mourning life and death.

Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.October 20, 2015

That cry of “Lazarus, come out” we heard north of our border on the evening of Oct. 19 was the Canadian electorate reviving the fortunes of the long-thought-moribund Liberal Party.

Letters
Our readersOctober 21, 2015

The Humble TruthRe “Doctrinal Challenges,” by Peter Folan, S.J. (10/12): I find it interesting that Jesus was able to launch all of Christianity in just a few years, an achievement beyond comparison in the Western world, without much if any reference to sophisticated intellectual theolog

California Gov. Jerry Brown attends workshop with mayors from around the world at Vatican.
Editorials
The EditorsOctober 21, 2015

One need not be a Christian or a believer to see the serious problems with laws that legalize a “right to die.”

Faith in Focus
Alexander TurpinOctober 21, 2015

A seminarian reflects on Pope Francis’ bold vision