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April 30, 2012

Vol.206 / No.14
Tom CurranApril 30, 2012

The story of Clarence Thomas, Ted Wells and other African Americans at a small Jesuit college.

Signs Of the Times

American Catholics must resist unjust laws “as a duty of citizenship and an obligation of faith,” the U.S. bishops committee on religious liberty wrote in a statement.

John F. KavanaughApril 30, 2012

Our bodies both humble us and reveal our transcendence.

Bill WilliamsApril 30, 2012

Beautiful Souls examines the mystery of what impels people to do something risky and transgressive.

The Word
Peter FeldmeierApril 30, 2012

Fifth Sunday of Easter (B), May 6, 2012

Signs Of the Times

A military attack on Iranian nuclear facilities would not, in view of the U.S. bishops and other Catholic leaders, be justified under Catholic teaching.

The EditorsApril 30, 2012

Apple's commitment to reforms for Chinese workers bring new pressure to bear on other corporations.