August 4-11, 2014

Vol.211 / No.3

August 4-11, 2014

Comfort Women rally in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul, August 2011.  (Photo from Wikimedia Commons/Claire Solery)
Dennis P. HalpinJune 26, 2014

The Vatican announced in March that South Korea will be the first Asian nation to be visited by Pope Francis. His visit will take place from Aug. 14 to 18, which includes a date of critical significance not only for Korean and world history but also for Catholicism.Aug. 15 is Independence Day for Ko

On the Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas, introducing the master theologian to a new generation

Denise Levertov
Edwin Block Jr.July 22, 2014

In his elegy “In Memory of W. B. Yeats,” the British poet W. H. Auden says of the Irish poet, “He became his admirers.” That is the case with every writer when he or she dies. It is almost 17 years since the British-born American poet and Catholic convert Denise Levertov died

Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.July 22, 2014

As conflict rages in Gaza, confronting once again the “myth of religious violence”

Letters
July 22, 2014

 Time RedeemedI was reading my brother inmate’s issue of America and came across “The Home Team,” by Kerry Weber (5/26). At first her column saddened me because I do not have similar memories with my own family, especially with my father. Upon a second reading, however, as she

Editorials
The EditorsJuly 22, 2014

Prison of the future should educate inmates not just with job skills but in liberal arts.

Faith Features

Without Pius VII, it is fair to say, there would be no Society of Jesus today, no Jesuit schools, colleges or universities, no Jesuit retreat houses and no Jesuit periodicals.