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June 22, 2009

Vol.200 / No.19
Signs Of the Times
June 22, 2009

The withdrawal of federal forces will cause panic among people, said one priest who tracks casualties among the Christian population.

Signs Of the Times
June 22, 2009

The poverty rate is much higher in Africa, where about one in four people suffers from chronic hunger.

Editorials
The Editors June 22, 2009

If the polarization of the church does not stop, Catholicism will cease to be a force for change.

Poem
Kilian McDonnell June 22, 2009

Listen to me, Lord. I have a list.

Books
Leslie J. Hoppe June 22, 2009

Each year at Easter time one of the news magazines will feature a cover story on Jesus taking advantage of reader interest as Christians remember Jesus rsquo death and resurrection The publication date for Gibson rsquo s book suggests that HarperOne is imitating that marketing strategy Gibson i

Signs Of the Times
June 22, 2009

Franciscan Father Michael Perry of the United States (left) was elected June 5 as vicar general of the Order of Friars Minor.

The Word
Barbara E. Reid June 22, 2009

Have you ever done something you never thought you could do but could because someone else believed in you and urged you forward On the contrary have you found yourself hampered by others rsquo preconceived notions and lack of confidence in you In a certain sense these are the experiences of P