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May 6, 2000

Vol.182 / No.16
The Word
John R. Donahue May 06, 2000

One of the most frequent subjects of early Christian art is Jesus the Good Shepherd an image that often combines elements from the parable of the Lost Sheep Lk 15 1-7 with Jesus rsquo self-description in John 10 The beautiful fresco in Rome rsquo s catacomb of St Domitilla is representative

Editorials
The Editors May 06, 2000

There is a season for everythingfor planting and building, and for uprooting and tearing down. The protesters who swarmed through the streets of Washington, D.C., over the weekend of April 14-16, during the meeting of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, seemed more interested in tear

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