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October 22, 2007

Vol.197 / No.12
Current Comment
The EditorsOctober 22, 2007

Christians Need Not Apply On July 4 the government of Prime Minister Ehud Olmert announced the appointment of Meir Sheetrit as Israels Minister of the Interior. The Israeli daily Yedioth Ahronoth reported that shortly after taking office the minister complained about the quasi-Jews, Africans and ill

October 22, 2007

A Step Backward? The comments of Anthony J. Cernera and Rabbi Eugene Korn in The Latin Liturgy and the Jews (10/8) are a perceptive and welcome caution against the ever-lurking danger of anti-Semitism in prayer and worship, and a warning that the insights of Nostra Aetate and subsequent magisterial

Maryann Cusimano LoveOctober 22, 2007

They should call it trip or treat, our 4-year-old quips, struggling with the tail of her hand-me-down mermaid costume, while her baby brother trips over his duck costume. More safety pins to the rescue, is my standard trip or treat fix-it. My husband prefers duct tape. I wish all solutions were as

The Word
Daniel J. HarringtonOctober 22, 2007

Today we consider the second part of Jesus second instruction about prayer in Luke 18 The parable of the Pharisee and the tax collector reminds us that God hears the prayers of some surprising persons and that we all must approach God in prayer with humility The Old Testament passage from Sirach 3

Faith in Focus
Ellen RufftOctober 22, 2007

Two strangers bring home the pain of war.

The EditorsOctober 22, 2007

The war on drugs is driving the U.S. prison systems enormous growth. Over the past quarter century drug arrests have tripled, and almost half a million men and women are behind bars for drug-related offenses. Mandatory minimum sentencing laws, which in many cases focus on drug offenses, have had a d

Dotty LynchOctober 22, 2007

Declared and Possible Presidential Candidates Appearances on Broadcast and Cable TV.