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August 13, 2007

Vol.197 / No.4
News

British Abuse Rules Must Conform to Canon Law An independent commission has urged the Catholic bishops of England and Wales to bring their child-protection measures into line with the Code of Canon Law amid fears that false allegations are driving priests away from working with young people. Produc

Faith in Focus
Ghaith Al-Omari August 13, 2007

Jerusalem means different things to different people. It is a religious symbol for Christians, Muslims and Jews; it is a national symbol for Palestinians and Israelis; it is a depository of cultural and historical heritage for humanity; and it is a real living city for its residents. As Jerusalem ev

Books
William J. Byron August 13, 2007

I found myself rooting for this book as I went through the early pages But about one-third through Consumed I began thinking ldquo repetitious rdquo then tried to convince myself that it had a nice ldquo range rdquo but eventually had to admit that it was a rambling reflection best described

Claudette Habesch August 13, 2007

Editors Note: East Jerusalem, often called by journalists Arab East Jerusalem, has been for centuries the heart of Palestinian life. After the 1948 Israeli War of Independence, it continued to serve as the center of Palestinian commercial, religious and cultural activity. Even with the unification o

Poem
Jenn Cavanaugh August 13, 2007

They ask how she grin through that face with that life.

Of Many Things
Drew Christiansen August 13, 2007

The vitality of the Catholic Church in China today is a wonder.

Editorials
The Editors August 13, 2007

To connect with God, it is sometimes necessary to disconnect.