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March 9, 2009

Vol.200 / No.8
Signs Of the Times
March 09, 2009

The Vatican has labeled “blasphemous” a satire of Christianity on an Israeli television network that included joking suggestions that Mary was impregnated by a school friend at the age of 15 and that Jesus died at a young age because he was fat. A Vatican statement on Feb. 20 said the pr

Leo J. O'DonovanMarch 09, 2009

An exhibit on the treasures of Pompeii offers the reconstruction of a whole culture.

The EditorsMarch 09, 2009

The state of the U.S. correctional system cries out for change

March 09, 2009

Baptismal Call The column by Thomas Massaro, S.J. (“Blessed Are the Poor” 1/26), discussing the moral requirements of the current economic downturn, is a wonderful addition to the pages of your magazine in these challenging times. Many of us feel bad about our own losses from these event

Signs Of the Times
March 09, 2009

Wage theft robs workers of pay they deservedly earned, but also robs the government of about $18 billion a year in revenue according to Kim Bobo, executive director of the Interfaith Worker Justice organization. Speaking at a labor luncheon on Feb. 21 in Washington, D.C., Bobo cited several examples

Thomas J. MassaroMarch 09, 2009

'Violations of workers' rights cannot go unchallenged.'