November 11, 2013
Editor’s Note: Very Rev. Adolfo Nicolás, S.J., superior general of the Society of Jesus, met in Chicago on Oct. 12 with the board chairs and presidents of the 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States. Also present at this unprecedented meeting were the superiors of the nine re
Gabe Wells wears glasses and a button-down shirt, is built like a tank and has several large, Catholic-themed tattoos. He got his first when he was doing a year of service after high school. It is an angel surrounded by ivy on his upper arm, a reproduction of a 15th-century illuminated manuscript. T
The public remains largely unaware of the full story of the nation’s interrogation practices.
Thanks be to God, this has been an autumn of firsts for America. In September we published a groundbreaking interview with Pope Francis; in October, our 56-page special issue on women in the life of the church marked the first time that we published an issue written entirely by women—except fo
Refreshing Appeal“A Church for the Poor,” by Bishop Robert W. McElroy (10/21), is an appropriate and timely complement to Pope Francis’ long interview published in America on Sept. 30. Among the many topics the pope addressed, perhaps the one given considerable attention was his ob
In November 2004 the first U S military commission hearings in more than 60 years reconvened in Guant namo Bay Cuba Khalid Shaikh Mohammed the alleged mastermind of the Sept 11 attacks was in U S custody but he did not sit in the defendant rsquo s chair High-value detainees like Mr Mohamm