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November 30, 2009

Vol.201 / No.17
Signs Of the Times

" Close Guantánamo, Says Anti-torture Group Religious leaders have renewed their call to Congress seeking the immediate closure of the U.S. military prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. The prison “is the symbol of our country’s violation of our deepest values” and must be

Letters
November 30, 2009

Ecumenism in the Classroom I was excited to read the excellent article “Basketball Diary,” by B. G. Kelley (11/16). When I first came to the evangelical school where I teach English, I was the only Catholic. Now, in my 10th year, I have three Catholic colleagues. I too have felt a stro

Film
John Anderson November 30, 2009

"Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire"

Signs Of the Times
November 30, 2009

The embargo “undeniably has a negative influence on the life of the people,” Archbishop Celli told Vatican Radio Nov. 13.

Editorials
The Editors November 30, 2009

The passage by the House of a health care bill is both an achievement and a mere first step.

Signs Of the Times
November 30, 2009

“We pledge...to ensure that all C.C.H.D. funds are used faithfully, effectively and in accord with Catholic social and moral teaching,” said Bishop Roger P. Morin.

Poem
Dan OBrien November 30, 2009

We walked downhill