Cover Image

January 30, 2012

Vol.206 / No.3
Books
Jon M. SweeneyJanuary 30, 2012

A new biography of G. K. Chesterton, controversialist and Catholic convert

Signs Of the Times

At least 161 people were indicted and nine were killed in extrajudicial executions in 2011 because of accusations of blasphemy.

Current Comment
The EditorsJanuary 30, 2012

Does God Listen?; Citizen Adelson; A Catholic Candidate?

Film
Maurice Timothy ReidyJanuary 30, 2012

In "The Descendants," Alexander Payne has found source material that builds upon his oeuvre without replicating it.

Signs Of the Times

The millions of refugees and migrants in the world "are looking for a place they can live in peace,” Pope Benedict XVI said on Jan. 15.

Tim PadgettJanuary 30, 2012

How to escape the tourist trap

Signs Of the Times

Several legislative challenges to crucial domestic and international anti-poverty programs were turned back in 2011.