Return to Havana

June 22-29, 2015

Vol.212 / No.12
Current Comment
The EditorsJune 10, 2015

Banning abortions after 20 weeks is not as radical as pro-choice advocates would have you believe.

Signs Of the Times
Steven Schwankert June 10, 2015

The Communist Party reminded its 86 million members of its official atheism.

Faith in Focus

Punctuation can make a world of difference in our understanding of written communication. Consider, for example, the following sentences: “Let’s eat, Uncle Larry!” and “Let’s eat Uncle Larry!”Each sentence is composed of the same words. But a single punctuation ma

Letters
Our readersJune 10, 2015

Deepening DialogueI welcome the suggestion in “Coping With Polarity” (Editorial, 5/25) that “after naming the wounds, we can begin to heal by toning down fiery words and divisive stances, by admitting differences with our friends and colleagues without alienating them or blaming th

Of Other Things
Daniel P. HoranJune 10, 2015

Church leaders should give a black-and-white answer on the death penalty.

Books
Jon M. SweeneyJune 10, 2015

'Moral Agents,' by Edward Mendelson; 'Our Only World,' by Wendell Berry; 'There Is Simply Too Much to Think About,' by Saul Bellow

A woman waves a flag during a nuclear weapons protest April 13 outside Faslane Naval Base in Helensburgh, Scotland ( CNS photo/Joey Kelly, EPA).
Editorials
The EditorsJune 12, 2015

U.N. conference on nuclear disarmament ends with a whimper