Duterte's Tough Talk

July 4-11, 2016

Vol.215 / No.1

July 4-11, 2016

“THE PUNISHER.” Rodrigo Duterte at a news conference in his hometown in Davao city in the southern Philippines on May 9, 2016.
David T. BuckleyJune 23, 2016

His election raises questions about the future role of the Catholic Church in the Philippines.

A simulated image of the black hole merger known as GW150914.
Politics & Society
Adam D. HincksJune 23, 2016

The most fundamental motivation of science is the human desire for contemplation.

Politics & Society
Kevin ClarkeJune 24, 2016

It has been one of the terrible paradoxes of the modern global refugee crisis: Often those countries least capable of responding to the complex needs of refugees are the ones forced to shoulder the greatest burden in caring for them. Money may come in from more affluent donor states to assist in the

Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.June 23, 2016

We need your experience and prayerful insight.

Letters
Our readersJune 23, 2016

Obama’s Missed OpportunityRe “Steering the Ship of State,” by Robert David Sullivan (6/6): This is not an objective look at our president’s legacy. President Obama has represented this country with grace, style and, for the most part, magnanimity. I have been grateful for his

Editorials
The EditorsJune 17, 2016

An arbitrary line in the sand does nothing to achieve real moral balance.

Faith in Focus
Christopher MariJune 23, 2016

There is a need to pass on the things that meant something to us.