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May 4, 2009

Vol.200 / No.14
Books
Thomas J. ShelleyMay 04, 2009

Roger Collins' history of the papacy, reviewed

Signs Of the Times
May 04, 2009

Archbishop Sheehan introduced the governor to Pope Benedict, saying, Holy Father, this is our governor and he just repealed the death penalty.

Daniel PhilpottMay 04, 2009

Justice and reconciliation in the aftermath of atrocities

Film
John A. ColemanMay 04, 2009

The Italian film "Gomorra" lends a more ominous meaning to the famous epithet, "See Naples and Die."

The Word
Barbara E. ReidMay 04, 2009

Fifth Sunday of Easter (B), May 10, 2009

Poem
Leonard J. CirinoMay 04, 2009

This poem is modeled on one from the Yuan Dynasty, 1279-1368, in The Columbia Book of Chinese Poetry.

Books
Peter HeineggMay 04, 2009

Professor William Goetzmann has had a long and distinguished career at Yale University and the University of Texas Austin going all the way back to 1966 when he won the Pulitzer Prize for Exploration and Empire The score of books he has written or co-authored have concentrated on the American We