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May 28, 2012

Vol.206 / No.18
Signs Of the Times

“We cannot be silent in the face of words or actions that would undermine the institution of marriage," Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan said.

Of Many Things
Kerry WeberMay 28, 2012

When strangers hear what I do, they instantly make assumptions about me.

Books
Dennis M. LederMay 28, 2012

Katherine Boo chronicles life in an "undercity" in India.

Signs Of the Times

House Republicans passed a 2013 budget reconciliation package  that included cuts in social services despite an appeal from the U.S. bishops.

Poetry

You know me, and You love me: dark and light.

Architecture

Are new church designs taking us backward?

Signs Of the Times
John J. DiIulioMay 28, 2012

With less than six months to go before the 2012 November elections, two results are sadly certain: first, the voting public will be the most ideologically divided ever; second, the 113th Congress (2013–14) will be the most partisan and polarized ever. Between 1972 and 2008, the percentage of R