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September 24, 2012

Vol.207 / No.7
Film
John AndersonSeptember 24, 2012

The documentary 'Tears of Gaza' casts a cold eye on a brutal conflict.

Margaret E. CrahanSeptember 24, 2012

The reemergence of the Cuban Catholic Church

Signs Of the Times

In an interview just before his death the Jesuit cardinal described the church as “200 years out of date” and said the pedophilia scandals “oblige” the church to begin “a journey of transformation.”

Current Comment
The EditorsSeptember 24, 2012

A Syrian Rashomon; The Greatest; Poltical Thrill Seeking

Books
Joseph P. CreamerSeptember 24, 2012

The lives and sometimes gruesome deaths of the first Jesuits in England and Wales

Signs Of the Times

On Aug. 29 Catholic Charities USA created a special Hurricane Isaac Fund to help fund its immediate and long-term response to widespread damage left behind by the storm.

James T. BretzkeSeptember 24, 2012

Editor’s note: As a pastoral event, the Second Vatican Council took a number of steps that brought renewal to Catholic moral theology. The recognition of the unitive purpose of marriage, for example, infused a sense of personal significance into the theology of marriage and the appreciation