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September 24, 2007

Vol.197 / No.8
News

Pope Discusses Exodus of Christians From Iraq Pope Benedict XVI met with Syria’s vice president to discuss the exodus of Christian and other refugees from Iraq, many of whom have fled to Syria. Syria is now home to an estimated 1.5 million Iraqi refugees, and Syrian officials have said the in

Dr. Daniel P. Sulmasy September 24, 2007

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Dear Kristi,

Im afraid I dont know any more than you do about Sandels personal beliefs. At least I can say that if he professes any religious faith, or worships

Books
Robert P. Imbelli September 24, 2007

Sidney Callahan's latest book, reviewed

James Martin, SJ September 24, 2007

The long dark night of Mother Teresa

Current Comment
The Editors September 24, 2007

What We Owe Iraq With the Petraeus/Crocker report presented to Congress and the White House selling yet another set of measures for success in Iraq, the American people have a responsibility to weigh what they owe the Iraqi people. Whether we have the capacity to rescue Iraq, militarily or otherwis

Letters
September 24, 2007

Worthy Liturgy It has been several months since Bishop Donald W. Trautmans article on the new English translation of the Roman Missal (How Accessible Are the New Mass Translations? 5/21), and still no dissent in these pages? Let this be it. I grew up with the ICEL translation, first as a churchgoer,

Books
Peter R. Beckman September 24, 2007

China seems to undergo dramatic change nearly every decade giving China watchers new stories to tell Joshua Kurlantzick a reporter with experience in Asia who is now a visiting scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace focuses on a new more nuanced and effective Chinese diplomac