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March 2, 2009

Vol.200 / No.7
Richard A. BlakeMarch 02, 2009

Darren Aronofsky's 'The Wrestler' provides a meditation on morality

Signs Of the Times
March 02, 2009

Koreas first cardinal, an outspoken defender of human rights, died in Seoul, South Korea, on Feb. 16. At the time of his death, Cardinal Stephen Kim Sou-hwan was the longest-serving cardinal in the Roman Catholic Church. Born in Daegu in May 1922, the late cardinal was ordained a priest in 1951. Aft

Arthur Paul BoersMarch 02, 2009

What I learned from secular seekers on the way to Compostela

Signs Of the Times
March 02, 2009

Bishop Erwin Krautler of Xingu, Brazil, remembers the first time he received a death threat. “It was the exact day I completed 25 years as a bishop,” he recalled. Later that year, a local paper even announced the day his assassination would be expected. Bishop Krautler says there are sev

March 02, 2009

Obama’s First Days Vincent Rougeau’s essay, “Real Americans, Real Catholics” (2/16), raises the question of how we can build common ground with those who are visibly angry over having lost the election and the Catholic vote on Nov. 4. I believe that the majority of Catholic v

The EditorsMarch 02, 2009

Can we build a culture of service?

John Jay HughesMarch 02, 2009

John Lukacs' 'Last Rites,' reviewed