November 4, 2013

Vol.209 / No.5028

November 4, 2013

John SavantJuly 15, 2013

Martha, Mary and the gap between economics and theology: a response to 'Just Economics'

John Kavanaugh with Mother Teresa in 1975
Jeanne SchulerOctober 23, 2013

John F. Kavanaugh, S.J.—teacher, scholar, journalist and priest—died one year ago this month. For years his essays in America shed light on films, Scripture and the ethical and political debates of the day. I first learned philosophy from John at St. Louis University and followed him to

A once vibrant neighborhood near downtown Detroit
Kevin ClarkeOctober 23, 2013

It is Aug. 6, the feast of the Transfiguration, and Albert Aaron stands on a corner on the East Side of Detroit, political flyers in hand, ready to chat up anyone willing to hear why his candidate should be the city’s next mayor. Three weeks earlier Detroit made national headlines with the lar

Honor Roll: George McVey helps read the names of troops who have been killed in Iraq and Afghanistan
John J. McLainOctober 23, 2013

Eleven years is a long time to devote to answering a question. But that is how long I have been thinking about this one: “Are we winning?” In 2002 I returned from my first tour in Afghanistan. The United States was still reeling from the savage blow of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11,

Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.October 23, 2013

I am a "stranger in a strange land," a Bosox fan living in New York countless Yankee fans.

Letters
Our readersOctober 23, 2013

An ImprovementYes, yes to Jack Selzer (“Hail, Holy Grammar,” Reply All, 10/7), and yes again. The problem for me in the Hail Mary is that the words after “fruit of” sound like one name: “Thywombjesus.” Or maybe “Thywomb” is the first name. It is a bit

Editorials
The EditorsOctober 23, 2013

Killing civilians is not only immoral but also strategically counterproductive.