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March 9, 2009

Vol.200 / No.8
Paul Mariani March 09, 2009

Robert Lowell, Elizabeth Bishop and the 'great might have been'

The Word
Barbara E. Reid March 09, 2009

Third Sunday of Lent (B), March 15, 2009

Daniel J. Harrington March 09, 2009

Some books on St. Paul

Signs Of the Times
March 09, 2009

Hard work, solidarity and other ethical values must be part of the world’s response to the global economic crisis, said Pope Benedict XVI and British Prime Minister Gordon Brown. The pope and prime minister met Feb. 19 at the Vatican, and their 35-minute conversation focused on the economic cr


Aid to Poor Gets Boost in Stimulus Small towns, large cities, social service agencies and even the manufacturers of digital converters for television sets all expect to benefit from a piece of the $787 billion stimulus measure signed by President Barack Obama on Feb. 17. But amid all the mega-milli

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