Cover Image

November 17, 2008

Vol.199 / No.16
Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.November 17, 2008

A story of murder and forgiveness

Theater
Michael V. TuethNovember 17, 2008

Thomas More returns to Broadway

News

Pope Congratulates President-Elect Barack Obama Pope Benedict XVI sent a personal message to President-elect Barack Obama on Nov. 5, congratulating him and offering his prayers for Obama and for all the people of the United States. Federico Lombardi, S.J., the Vatican spokesman, said that because th

Letters
November 17, 2008

Dotcom I was most grateful for the article by George M. Anderson, S.J., about my play and DVD about Dorothy Day, “Fool for Christ” (Of Many Things, 11/3), but there was a misprint that I think needs to be noted.The last part of my Web site address was given incorrectly. It should have re

Books
Keith J. EganNovember 17, 2008

Do ntilde a Teresa de Ahumada y Cepeda who became simply Teresa de Jes uacute s following her midlife conversion had a personality so large and intriguing that it is no surprise that a novelist has chosen this Spanish Carmelite as a character around whom to weave a fictionalized story Yet histori

Tom CornellNovember 17, 2008

Can pastors in the military serve God and government?

Editorials
The EditorsNovember 17, 2008

It is one of the most vivid and reassuring images in the Scriptures: the Word of God compared to the rain and snow that give life to the earth:

For as the rain and the snow come down from heaven,