Called to Prayer

November 9, 2015

Vol.213 / No.14

November 9, 2015

GOD IS GREATER. Muslims celebrating Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the month of Ramadan, in Madrid, Spain.
Patrick J. RyanOctober 29, 2015

What I learned from Muslims about God

“Building of a City,” from Vergilius Vaticanus,  The Aeneid of Virgil, Book I, ca. 4th century.
David G. Bonagura Jr.October 29, 2015

An old book teaches some new literary lessons.

FOR YOUR SERVICE. A passerby gives some money to Chris, a homeless veteran of the United States’ wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, on Newbury Street in Boston, Mass.
Stephanie Pacheco October 29, 2015

Can those in the middle class hear the good news as clearly as the poor?

ON THIS ROCK. Hillsong United concert in Budapest.
Michael CharboneauOctober 29, 2015

It is not yet 10 a.m. on a Sunday morning, but already two long lines of people trail down 34th Street from the Manhattan Center building in New York City. They chat amongst themselves while a corps of volunteers passes out cookies and coffee, welcoming everyone and making small talk. Many of the pe

Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.October 29, 2015

On the power and necessity of forgiveness in politics

Letters
Our readersOctober 29, 2015

Islam in ReviewI was deeply troubled by Bill Williams’s review of Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s Heretic (“At a Crossroads,” 10/19). Neither the book nor the review sheds light on Islam; rather, they play into Americans’ fears and misunderstandings. In calling for “Islamic ref

A Christian mother and child on Oct. 15 at a camp for displaced people at a Catholic school in Manduamas, Indonesia. More than 4,000 Aceh residents fled to North Sumatra following attacks by Islamic groups and the burning of two churches.
Editorials
The EditorsOctober 29, 2015

The rise of extremist Islamic groups represents an existential threat to Christianity in parts of the Middle East and Africa.