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May 11, 2009

Vol.200 / No.15
Signs Of the Times
May 11, 2009

The visit is considered a new horizon of collaboration between Muslims and Christians, not only in Jordan, but in all the world.

Of Many Things
Drew ChristiansenMay 11, 2009

Expectations are low for the pope's visit to the Holy Land, but I am ready to be surprised.

Letters
May 11, 2009

Some, But Not All A correspondent in a recent issue (Letters, 4/20) wrote that “it is a great pity that the American bishops do not choose to lead by recognizing the complexity of the issue on which they are called to teach, and then teaching in a way that produces more light and less heat.&rd

Books
Bill WilliamsMay 11, 2009

Many authors have addressed the tricky subject of forgiveness The 2007 book Amish Grace How Forgiveness Transcended Tragedy offered a particularly insightful account of how the Amish forgave the gunman who shot 10 schoolgirls in Nickel Mines Pa Now Paula Huston has written a worthy addition to t

Signs Of the Times
May 11, 2009

AIDS and H.I.V. need to be our national priority," said Archbishop Buti Tlhagale of Johannesburg

Columns

'Catholic leaders face challenges their predecessors could not fathom.'

Douglas W. KmiecMay 11, 2009

Justice has often been depicted as both female and blindfolded to convey impartiality. The femininity of the judicial symbol is ironic, since as Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has pointed out more than once, it's lonely, gender-ly speaking, on the high bench. But what of empathy, the ability to