2005-01-28

Date: 
Friday, January 28, 2005

A Gay Priest Speaks Out

Sometime in the next few months, the Vatican will issue a much-anticipated document addressing the issue of whether gay men can be ordained priests. The policy...

Is God Responsible?

The real horrors usually elude us. Most of our life is spent in a kind of daze. We are distracted by the nice taste of the sandwich we had for lunch, the...

Parents Need Help

A century ago, Jane Addams and other progressive reformers in Chicago responded to the dangers of the industrial age by creating laws and institutions that...

RE-COVERED

You may have noticed a different look to this issue’s cover. That’s because it marks the end of an era in Commonweal cover-design history. After...

SCARE TACTICS

President George W. Bush wants you to believe that Social Security will “line into red” in 2018, and that if it isn’t “reformed”-...

Citizens of the World?

President George W. Bush has been criticized for his slow response to the tsunami disaster and for the “stingy” amount of U.S. government aid ($15...

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