Refugee Rights

January 4-11, 2016

Vol.214 / No.1

January 4-11, 2016

FENCED IN. A young refugee girl holds up a drawing in a makeshift camp on the Macedonian-Greek border, November 2015.
David HollenbachDecember 22, 2015

Christian ethics forbids actions and policies that in effect treat those of other countries who are in grave need as nonpersons.

CURTAIN CALL. The “Catholic Dating Game” during a Catholic Thrive conference in New York.
Karl A. SchultzDecember 22, 2015

Ultimately, single life is circumstantial and personal.

PLACE OF PEACE. The grounds of New Melleray Abbey
Mark PlaissDecember 22, 2015

The students see the monks as “hardcore,” not just believing the Gospel but living it.

Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.December 22, 2015

Talents and generosity of thousands of people have made this a banner year for America.

Letters
Our readersDecember 22, 2015

Unrestricted MercyIn “Proclaim the Jubilee” (12/7), Marc Tumeinski says the Jubilee Year of Mercy should be a time to experience the sacramental expressions of mercy in the Mass and reconciliation. The coming year may be a graced opportunity to experience all three forms of the sacrament

Editorials
The EditorsDecember 22, 2015

Middle-class families are justified in feeling abandoned by both political parties.

Faith in Focus
Caridade Drago, S.J.December 22, 2015

Answering a question in the class horrified me; private conversations filled me with dread.