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November 14, 2011

Vol.205 / No.15

November 14, 2011

Austen IvereighNovember 14, 2011

Of all the challenges faced by the Vatican in organizing the 25th anniversary of the historic interreligious gathering in Assisi in 1986, the hardest was how to make it newsworthy. The 176 delegates—representing, said the Vatican, ”not only the world's religions, but all people of good will,

Peter HenriotNovember 14, 2011

Retrieving a forgotten proclamation

Of Many Things
Drew ChristiansenNovember 14, 2011

Singing God's praises on Arizona's Mexican border

Letters
November 14, 2011

I Can No Longer Listen Re “Pope Promotes ‘Unworldly’ But Open Church” (Signs of the Times, 10/10): I would like to hear Pope Benedict’s message with a joyful, open heart. I would like to welcome the good news of Jesus into my life as it is proclaimed to me by my church

Editorials
The EditorsNovember 14, 2011

The church that opposed class conflict in Marxism cannot be charged with stirring up class warfare.

Books
Tom DeignanNovember 14, 2011

Why is Irelands Edna OBrien never discussed as possible Nobel Prize winner?

Books
Kenneth R. HimesNovember 14, 2011

From Matthew Shadle, a distinctively Catholic perspective on the origins of war.