March 10, 2014

Vol.210 / No.8

March 10, 2014

MARGIN CALL. Andrew Skotnicki, far right, with his class.
Andrew SkotnickiFebruary 25, 2014

Manhattan College thought it would be a good idea to send a few students to jail. Soon after, we, a Catholic institution in the Lasallian tradition, opened our doors to young men and women formerly incarcerated on Rikers Island in New York City. It is a program unlike any other in the nation. Why do

WHO AM I TO JUDGE? Pope Francis aboard the papal flight from Rio de Janeiro to Rome, July 28.
John P. Langan, S.J.February 25, 2014

Understanding Pope Francis’ statements on homosexuality

Frank J. MateraFebruary 25, 2014

Daniel J. Harrington, S.J., was one of the great treasures of American Catholic biblical scholarship. For nearly half a century, he was the premier chronicler of what was happening in biblical studies in this country and abroad. As a teacher, author, editor and preacher, he was the embodiment of the

James Martin, SJFebruary 25, 2014

I do not think I can properly thank Daniel J. Harrington, S.J., for all he has done for me, for my brother Jesuits, for all of his students, for Catholic scholars and for Christians around the world—not to mention all the people who have ever heard him preach at Mass. Father Harrington has tau

John AndersonMarch 12, 2014

In many ways, we still live in an Adolf Hitler world. The Middle East is his legacy; so is the configuration of post-Soviet Eastern Europe. And while it may seem like a subordinate concern, his indiscriminate kleptomania and infinite bad taste continue to reverberate through the world of art.To get

Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.February 25, 2014

Human reason, married to empathy, has the power to formulate moral and just positive laws.

Letters
Our readersFebruary 25, 2014

Lack of ProgressRe “Talking Poverty” (2/3, Current Comment): I concede that the “war on poverty” resulted in programs that made poor Americans slightly more comfortable. They can get food stamps, medical care and a monthly check to keep their heads just above water. But that