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May 6, 2000

Vol.182 / No.16
Books
James T. Bretzke May 06, 2000

Agere sequitur esse action follows being is the traditional statement of the metaphysical and moral principle that grounds a person rsquo s moral duties and the possibilities in one rsquo s very being Any moral quot ought quot is founded on the quot is quot the given reality of the individu

News

Settlement in Suit Against Bishop, Santa Rosa DioceseThe Diocese of Santa Rosa announced on April 24 that it had reached a $535,000 settlement in the civil lawsuit brought by a diocesan priest against former Santa Rosa Bishop G. Patrick Ziemann and the diocese. Officials said the diocese wanted to f

Ronald Landfair May 06, 2000

I was supposed to be doing research for an academic assignmentyet another paper. I hated the task as soon as I read the syllabus. Seeking additional sources for information, I turned to the World Wide Web. For me, the world of cyber-information created as many diversions as a library card catalog, a

Columns
Terry Golway May 06, 2000

When word leaked out that ABC television had commissioned the actor Leonardo DiCaprio to interview President Clinton for a special Earth Day broadcast, the network’s top news executives huffed and puffed and said that surely nobody at ABC news would be so stupidtheir word, not mineto enlist a

Books
John A. Coleman May 06, 2000

Catholic Identity is a sociological study of activist pro-change Catholics It focuses mainly on three groups Dignity which contests the hierarchy rsquo s teaching on the morality of homogenital activity Women rsquo s Ordination ConferenceW O C committed to the ordination of women and Catholic

Letters
Our readers May 06, 2000

Bears Bearing ArmsBishop Michael W. Warfel (4/15) really does have a problem if he has an acquaintance who encountered a charging bear with a firearm. Dangerous place, Alaska! Joking aside, the article was great.Victor WhelanMobile, Ala.More Daily BreadThe article by Ron Hansen, My Daily Bread (3/18

John P. McCarthy May 06, 2000

The merger of America Online and Time Warner, announced in January and scheduled to close in the fall, is a monumental union by any reckoning. In dollar terms$165 billionit is among the largest corporate mergers ever. And to overstate its importance for the communications and entertainment industrie