November 3, 2003

Vol. 189 No. 14Whole No. 4628

Editorials

Vouchers Ambushed

By a single-vote margin, the U.S. House of Representatives on Sept. 9 passed a bill that includes a school-voucher provision for low-income families in the District of Columbia.

Articles

Never Again!
Gerald F. Kicanas

Two summers ago I passed through the entrance gate to the camp at Auschwitz in Poland and read the chilling phrase, “Arbeit Macht Frei” (Work Makes You Free).

Home Missions Future Church
William D. Dinges

Growing up Catholic in the 1950’s, my first understanding of the term mission centered around pagan babies, milk-carton penny collections and stories of religious in full habit harvesting so

Building and Renovating Places of Worship
Richard S. Vosko

The redevelopment of the World Trade Center in downtown Manhattan involves more than the replacement of buildings or the making of a memorial to honor victims.

Books and Culture

Books
Bloody but Unbowed und so weiter
Peter Heinegg
Hans Küng (b.
Books
Rooted Once More
William A. Barry
Fenton Johnson grew up in the shadow of Gethsemani Abbey in Kentucky, the youngest of nine children born in a Catholic county surrounded
Books
A Towering Clergyman
John P. Fitzgibbons
A question that looms large for many Americans these days, after the second Persian Gulf war, is “How does a religion that claims univers
Portfolio
Christ in the Margins
Edwina Gateley
This book,

Columns and Departments

The Word
The Church on the Hill
Dianne Bergant
Faith in Focus
Six Months in Iraq
George M. Anderson
Columns
Losing a Friend
Thomas J. McCarthy
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
George M. Anderson
Letters
Letters
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