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August 13, 2012

Vol.207 / No.4
Ideas
Mark SilkAugust 13, 2012

How the media track presidential races

Signs Of the Times

Oswaldo Payá, a prominent Cuban dissident, died in a car crash on July 22 in an incident that his family claims was “not an accident.”

Richard E. PatesAugust 13, 2012

How Catholics can overcome partisan divisions

Signs Of the Times

The fall of the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria is weeks away, but could be accelerated with more support from the Obama administration.

Editorials
The EditorsAugust 13, 2012

Until society’s obsession with individual rights is tempered, our nation will remain hostage to the gun lobby.

Faith in Focus
James Martin, SJAugust 13, 2012

A prayer for frustrated Catholics

Books
Brigitte KahlAugust 13, 2012

An exploration of the "sonship of Jesus" and what that meant in Roman times