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November 5, 2001

Vol.185 / No.14
Terry Golway November 05, 2001

The country was in an uproar. Hidden somewhere in the midst of the civilian population, indeed, in the midst of the capital itselfthe capital of the strongest nation in the worldwere young men armed with grievances and bombs. They had entered the country legally and were organized in small cells des

Mary Jo Bane November 05, 2001

Dry Bones Rattling is a study of the community-organizing work of the Industrial Areas Foundation I A F in Texas and the Southwest The title comes from the story of Ezekiel in the valley of the dry bones the broken and dispirited community of Israel As Ezekiel prophesied the bones rattled and

Francis T. (Fay) Vincent, Jr November 05, 2001

At his 80th birthday party last year, celebrated with dozens of friends in the garden of his home in northwestern Connecticut, Isaac Stern asked me to sit next to him at dinner. Rarely have I felt so honored. His luminous personality represented to me the perfect combination of a monumentally succes

Thomas J. Curry November 05, 2001

A case currently before the California Supreme Court, Catholic Charities of Sacramento Inc. v. The Superior Court of Sacramento County (Department of Managed Health Care et al.), deals with that state’s Women’s Contraception Equity Act of 1999. It is attracting a good deal of attention a

Tom OBrien November 05, 2001

No lover of film could dislike this book No one will read it cover to cover at least at one sitting but you can take long ambles in it and come away deeply refreshed and richly informed Searching for John Ford is well researched and well written This is no small feat for often these two traits

Our readers November 05, 2001

Letters to the Editor Real CollegialityFor the last five years I have served with the presbyterate described by the Rev. James F. Garneau in “More Priestly Fraternity” (10/22). The priests of Raleigh are uncommonly united, centrist and admirable for their dedication in the swirl of explo

The Word
John R. Donahue November 05, 2001

As the liturgical year winds down the Gospels for the next four weeks address our deepest fears and offer our most profound hope Today Jesus speaks of God as a God of the living who promises that the ones who will rise will be God rsquo s children Next week the readings speak of the persecutions