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November 14, 2011

Vol.205 / No.15
Books
David Carroll CochranNovember 14, 2011

Jason Brennan argues that if citizens vote, they have an obligation to do it well.

Signs Of the Times

Cardinal Kurt Koch told an audience at Seton Hall University that Jews can look upon the cross as “the definitive Yom Kippur.”

Letters
November 14, 2011

I Can No Longer Listen Re “Pope Promotes ‘Unworldly’ But Open Church” (Signs of the Times, 10/10): I would like to hear Pope Benedict’s message with a joyful, open heart. I would like to welcome the good news of Jesus into my life as it is proclaimed to me by my church

Film
John P. McCarthyNovember 14, 2011

In Werner Herzog's new documentary, the viewer is left staring into the abyss that is capital punishment.

Current Comment
The EditorsNovember 14, 2011

Ending a Reign of Fear; A Life Raft; Qaddafi's End, a New Start

Books
Kenneth R. HimesNovember 14, 2011

From Matthew Shadle, a distinctively Catholic perspective on the origins of war.

Signs Of the Times

Nuclear disarmament is a moral imperative that requires bold action from the world’s military powers, a U.S. cardinal and a former secretary of defense said.