July 15-22, 2013

Vol.209 / No.2

July 15-22, 2013

William O'BrienMarch 18, 2014

How Gospel forgiveness challenges our social order

Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.July 03, 2013

The bell tolled last month for Francois Mourad, a Franciscan priest and hermit, who died on June 23 after soldiers linked to a jihadist group attacked the monastery near Ghassanieh, Syria where he had taken refuge. The Syriac Catholic Archbishop of Hassake-Nisibi told Fides news agency that Father M

Letters
Our readersJuly 03, 2013

Keeping Space OpenRe “Pursuing the Truth in Love,” by Matt Malone, S.J. (6/3): I have been reading America for over half a century now. While I appreciate fully your need to state the mission for this age as your predecessors did for theirs, reading your article was a little like reading

Editorials
The EditorsJuly 03, 2013

There seems to be no clear path to peace in the ongoing civil war in Syria.

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Politics & Society Features
Katie Rose QuandtMarch 18, 2014

Catholics raise voices against the use of solitary confinement.

Books
Michael M. CanarisDecember 10, 2013

The thought of Erich Fromm is eminently worthy of being revisited.

Books
David LeighDecember 10, 2013

Dana Greene rsquo s nbsp Denise Levertov A Poet rsquo s Life a biography of Anglo-American poet Denise Levertov rsquo s 1923-1997 long and complex journey as a poet woman and searcher brings alive the writer rsquo s lifetime vocation as a ldquo celebrant of Mystery rdquo For Levertov the li