June 13, 2014

Commonweal, June 13, 2014
Friday, June 13, 2014

Articles in this issue

California's Founding Father

To mark the three-hundredth anniversary of the birth of Padre Junípero Serra, two new critical biographies of the pioneering California missionary.

Last Word: Spontaneous Tolerance

In Kathmandu, religious freedom and religious tolerance are the norms.

Engagement or Retreat?

The church should revise its attitude toward same-sex relationships; American Catholics should accept recognition of same-sex marriage because they are Catholics.

Engagement or Retreat?

It's one thing to urge the church to prepare for political defeat on same-sex marriage, another to say it should preemptively cease to even make the argument.

You Vote, They Decide

Big campaign donations threaten the common good by allowing big donors to drown out the voices of ordinary voters both before and after elections.

An Interview with Cardinal Walter Kasper

How is mercy key to understanding God? Commonweal posed this and other questions to Cardinal Walter Kasper.