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December 14, 2009

Vol.201 / No.19
Signs Of the Times
December 14, 2009

A group that aids migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border has been ticketed him for littering after leaving supplies for the refugees.

Signs Of the Times
December 14, 2009

Orthodox Christians in predominantly Muslim Turkey "don't feel that we enjoy our full rights as Turkish citizens," said Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople, the spiritual head of the world's 300 million Orthodox.

Current Comment
The EditorsDecember 14, 2009

Bloggers Beware; Venerabile Subito!; Art That Frees and Enslaves

Signs Of the Times
December 14, 2009

Explosives were detonated inside St. Ephrem’s Church on Nov. 26, and the building was reduced to a “blackened shell.”

The Word
Barbara E. ReidDecember 14, 2009

Christmas Day (C), Dec. 25, 2009

Dejia Solomon, 12, is anointed with chrism by Father Christopher Nowak during Mass April 2 at St. John of God Church in Central Islip, N.Y.
Faith
Michael G. RyanDecember 14, 2009

The case for a grass-roots review of the new Roman Missal

Theater
Michael V. TuethDecember 14, 2009

"Next to Normal" tells the story of a woman afflicted with bipolar disorder and the effect her illness has on her family.