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October 12, 2009

Vol.201 / No.9
Books
Robert P. ImbelliOctober 12, 2009

An introduction to Pope Benedict's theological vision

Signs Of the Times
October 12, 2009

Pope Benedict XVI urged audiences to rediscover the spiritual and moral values that sustained their struggle for freedom from Communist rule.

Ilia DelioOctober 12, 2009

The Vatican visitation prompts reflection on a religious divide.

Music
Terrance KleinOctober 12, 2009

Was Michael Jackson our once and future king? Did his life chart the course of our own?

Signs Of the Times
October 12, 2009

Carl A. Anderson, the supreme knight of the Knights of Columbus, has been named by Pope Benedict XVI to a council that supervises the Vatican bank.

Poem
Moira LinehanOctober 12, 2009

The authority of the ordained—a cardinal’s

Signs Of the Times
October 12, 2009

The second Synod of Bishops for Africa will spotlight the “forgotten wars” that are no longer on the media radar but cause daily suffering.