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October 10, 2005

Vol.193 / No.10
Books
Jonh T. Noonan October 10, 2005

Jacques Maritain was the incarnation of Catholic intellectual lifea spirit alive with ideas supremely sensitive to other persons filled with the charity of the Gospels His journey in this world toward the homeland beyond was made possible as he thought by his companion and wife Ra ssa Oumanso

News

John Long, Leading Ecumenist, Dies at 80John F. Long, S.J., a leading ecumenist and one of the world’s foremost Catholic experts on Eastern Orthodox churches and theology, died in New York on Sept. 20 following hospitalization for emergency cardiac surgery. He was 80 years old. Cardinal Willia

Books
Bill Gunlocke October 10, 2005

Notre Dame is a world unto itself - a place apart Unlike Georgetown University or Boston College where students can get away from campus and wash off their school colors in the secular currents of Wisconsin Avenue or Commonwealth Avenue for a day or a night every night if they want Notre Dame s

Donald H. Dunson October 10, 2005

My friend Sunday Obote was just 7 years old when the Lord’s Resistance Army stormed his family home in northern Uganda one night in 1994. The L.R.A. is a rebellious guerrilla group that opposes the military government of Uganda, a land-locked nation in east-central Africa. And yes, the L.R.A.

Of Many Things
George M. Anderson October 10, 2005

"Getting out of prison, I had no job and no place to go, so I ended up in a shelter in Brooklyn,” said José Carrero. A recent graduate of the Ready, Willing & Able program of the Doe Fund, which helps homeless people become independent, José spoke these words at its annual graduatio

Poem
Barbara Crooker October 10, 2005

Outside my window, the bushes have turned, redder

Books
Lawrence S. Cunningham October 10, 2005

In 1918 the German religion scholar Friedrich Heiler published his great phenomenological study of prayer which for all its merits and sympathy for prayer was flawed by his rigid separation of prayer from ritual gesture folk custom and icon Heiler rsquo s restrictive methodology did not come