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March 1, 2004

Vol.190 / No.7
Books
Doris DonnellyMarch 01, 2004

Paula Huston has much in common with Kathleen Norris and Henri Nouwen two major stars in the constellation of contemporary writers on the spiritual journey That rsquo s good company for Huston and good news for us At least on the evidence of The Holy Way Practices for a Simple Life Huston appea

Robert D. DugganMarch 01, 2004

Introduction by James Martin, associate editor of America.

The Word
Dianne BergantMarch 01, 2004

If you witnessed a phenomenon in the heavens like those reported at Fatima or Lourdes or Medjugorje would you turn away in disbelief Even skeptics are often mesmerized by what they cannot explain We profess faith in the power of God and in the possibility of a manifestation of that power and yet

Cesar FerrariMarch 01, 2004

Last September, the ministerial meeting of the World Trade Organization in Cancún, Mexico, failed. The agreed-upon agenda was overpowered by topics that favored the United States, Europe and Japan. The issues of state procurements, foreign investment, intellectual property and competition were give

News

4,450 Priests Accused of Abusing 11,000 ChildrenCNN reported on Feb. 16 that, according to a draft report it had obtained about sexual abuse of minors by U.S. Catholic priests and deacons, roughly 4,450 members of the clergy have been accused of abusing a total of 11,000 minors between 1950 and 2002

Books
W. W. MeissnerMarch 01, 2004

Gerald G May rsquo s name will be familiar to many readers from his previous writings on spiritual matters The present volume offers a series of reflections on his study of the spiritual writings of Teresa of Avila and John of the Cross two of the greatest and most authentic of Christian mystics

George M. AndersonMarch 01, 2004

"I couldn’t find anyone else to go—it was too close to Christmas.” But the matter was urgent: a death row prisoner was to be executed in two weeks, and he was asking for spiritual guidance. So Camille D’Arienzo, a Sister of Mercy from Brooklyn, made the journey with a pr