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October 12, 2009

Vol.201 / No.9
Signs Of the Times
October 12, 2009

Days after the deposed leader of Honduras returned to his country, church leaders met with both parties involved in the political standoff.

Editorials
The Editors October 12, 2009

The church in Africa is experiencing the fastest growth in the history of Christianity.

New Media
Mark Bauerlein October 12, 2009

For adolescenets, iPods and smart phones are more than just consumer goods. They are signs and instruments of status.

Signs Of the Times
October 12, 2009

Many people who fled the country during the war have returned, although they struggle to survive amid a shattered economy.

Peter Schineller October 12, 2009

Canon law and the continuity of papal leadership

Books
Sally Cunneen October 12, 2009

"Sally Cunneen By Miri Rubin Yale Univ. Press. 560p $35 9780300105001 As a 13th-century French poet once said, Mary is “the sea that no one exhausts.” Yet the remarkable cultural history that the medieval historian Miri Rubin has assembled from worldwide resources seems to challenge that

Of Many Things
Karen Sue Smith October 12, 2009

Reflections on a transatlantic friendship