November 15, 2013

Commonweal, November 15, 2013
Date: 
Friday, November 15, 2013
Volume: 
140
Number: 
18

Poem | The Moth

There is one now, / on the screen door, / his chalky wings a blur, / wanting in, wanting in...

The Last Word: Shanghaied

When I searched the web for “Catholic, Shanghai,” the first thing that came up was an article, “Shanghai’s Catholic Church in Disarray.”

Letters | Gay marriage, anti-Semitism, the Bible

Imperfect unions, the poison of anti-Semitism, acts of theology.

Reform of the Reform

Nowhere is the sickness of privatization more apparent than in public education, where "reformers" promote it in the guise of the pursuit of excellence.

A Chat with Pope Francis

The transcript of the editors’ conversation with the pope has been translated from the original Italian into Latin, then English, then back into Italian ...