June 3-10, 2013

Vol.208 / No.19
U.S. female soldier speaks with civilians during 2010 engagement mission in Afghanistan
Current Comment
The EditorsMay 21, 2013

The sheer volume of U.S. military interventions comes as something of a shock.

Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.May 21, 2013

This December marks the 50th anniversary of “Inter Mirifica,” the “Decree on the Means of Social Communication” promulgated by the Second Vatican Council. The decree is one of the guiding lights for America. The reflections on our mission and identity in this issue are heavil

Signs Of the Times

At the end of 2011, the Catholic population worldwide reached 1.214 billion.

Editorials
The EditorsMay 21, 2013

Much-needed reforms in the way food aid is delivered may be thwarted in Congress.

Books
Andrew J. BacevichDecember 10, 2013

'The Unwinding' by George Packer

Columns
Raymond A. SchrothMay 21, 2013

In 2010 the film critic Roger Ebert told Esquire: “All is well. I am as I should be.”

Signs Of the Times

Dr. Kermit Gosnell was convicted on May 13 of murder at his Philadelphia abortion clinic, but “nothing can bring back the innocent children he killed, or make up for the vulnerable women he exploited,” said Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M.Cap., of Philadelphia. In a statement on May