End of an Era?

April 29, 2011 Michael J. Miller 0

The September 28 national elections in Austria shattered the weakened, feuding Grand Coalition that had governed for decades. One out of every seven Austrians who voted in 2006 for the two major parties—the center-left Social […]

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A Serial Offender

April 28, 2011 Anne Hendershott 0

The first sign that Douglas Perlitz, a once-celebrated Fairfield University graduate, was sexually abusing young boys enrolled in the Haitian school he directed emerged in August of 2007, when some of his victims began writing […]


A Different Kind of Dialogue

April 28, 2011 J. J. Ziegler 0

Charity in truth”—the title of Pope Benedict’s third encyclical—has been a dominant theme of the current pontificate. The question of how Catholics ought to live out this charity in truth with respect to Islam is […]


Coalition Politics

April 28, 2011 Freddy Gray 0

In the days following Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to the United Kingdom in September of last year, British Catholics convinced themselves that, for the first time in a generation, a profound change for the better […]


Gains and Losses

April 27, 2011 John Burger 0

After Californians voted in November to reverse same-sex marriage, state Attorney General Jerry Brown said the 18,000 or so homosexual marriages that had been performed after May 15, when California’s Supreme Court ruled that restricting […]

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Labour in the Vineyard

April 26, 2011 Joanna Bogle 0

For most of the past century, and especially since the reforms of education funding that followed the Second World War, Catholics in Britain have enjoyed an unusually generous arrangement for their schools. The schools, organized […]


A Wake-Up Call

April 26, 2011 Sean Salai 0

An August 28 court decision to uphold legal abortion in Mexico City will have little effect in the rest of the country and will only serve to galvanize the Mexican pro-life movement, according to Mexican […]