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June 22, 2009

Vol.200 / No.19
Books
Donald J. MooreJune 22, 2009

A call to rise from the ashes of the Holocaust

Signs Of the Times
June 22, 2009

A British court ruled on June 1 that the social services agency of the Catholic Diocese of Leeds, England, could not continue as an adoption agency unless it assessed same-sex couples as potential adopters and foster parents. • Even with a proposed amendment to include public institutions, a Ne

The Word
Barbara E. ReidJune 22, 2009

When illness lingers on and on with no relief or when death looms at the threshold of a child rsquo s life it can cause sufferers to take measures that are out of the ordinary In today rsquo s Gospel a synagogue official pleads with Jesus for his dying daughter This scene is unusual in that most

Jim McDermottJune 22, 2009

A Jesuit makes his way down under.

Signs Of the Times
June 22, 2009

A pastoral letter to Chinese Catholics encourages the reconciliation of "official and unofficial" segments of the church community

Signs Of the Times
June 22, 2009

Alleviating the "acute suffering of the poor" in North Korea must take priority over military action.

Current Comment
The EditorsJune 22, 2009

The Death of George Tiller; Cigarettes, Teens and Movies