January 7-14, 2013
Little Olivia Engel was one of the victims of the horrific shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., on Dec. 14. Msgr. Robert Weiss, pastor of St. Rose of Lima Church in Newtown, said the 6-year-old was to have been an angel in the church’s live Nativity pageant that night.Af
The Old Testament is filled with metaphorical language depicting God and Israel as husband and wife Ezekiel allegorized Israel as a young virgin married to Yahweh So when Israel practiced idolatry the prophet likened her to an unfaithful wife Hosea was even called by God to marry a prostitute c
David Lesch a recognized specialist in Syrian politics is the author of an earlier book on Syria rsquo s President Bashar al Assad with whom he has conducted several interviews His latest book traces the fortunes mdash mostly misfortunes mdash of Assad his government rsquo s off-and-on relation
Thaddeus Ma Daqin allegedly violated the rules for episcopal ordinations.
Trust the InvestigationRe “Digging Deeper” (Current Comment, 12/10): The BP explosion was a tragedy, and the most serious consequences were borne by those who died, their families and the many who live and work along the Gulf coast. Whatever civil compensation is made will never replace