Francis in America

May 18, 2015

Vol.212 / No.17
A HIGHLIGHT. In 2003, Sister Mary Ann edited John Paul II: A Light for the World.
Signs Of the Times

Sister Mary Ann Walsh, a journalist and a longtime spokeswoman for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, died on April 28, succumbing to a recurring cancer. True to form, she transformed her last days into an opportunity for a final lesson in living with dignity and grace.She described her experi

Current Comment
The EditorsMay 06, 2015

The riots in Baltimore are a symptom of a national economic, racial and moral disease.

Forgotten Abyei
Signs Of the Times

Catholic workers in the contested region of Abyei, who complained in April that the world has lost interest in the unresolved border feud between Sudan and South Sudan, are launching new efforts to make peace between the two ethnic groups that claim the isolated region. • For a Vatican charity

Washington Front
John CarrMay 06, 2015

We should avoid the temptation to adapt our faith to advance our politics.

Editorials
The EditorsMay 06, 2015

The Trans-Pacific Partnership is shifting traditional partisan battle lines in Washington.

Books
James T. KeaneMay 06, 2015

'The Americanization of Narcissism,' by Elizabeth Lunbeck

Signs Of the Times
Tim PadgettMay 06, 2015

Since its launch in 1994 the Summit of the Americas had become best known for two very dismal features.