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December 21, 2009

Vol.201 / No.20
Books
John A. Coleman December 21, 2009

Michael Sandel wants us to think of ourselves as citizens, not just consumers.

Signs Of the Times
December 21, 2009

“As the legislation moves forward, the Archdiocese of Washington will continue its dialogue with the council,” said Susan Gibbs, spokeswoman for the archdiocese.

Signs Of the Times
December 21, 2009

This year’s Vatican Christmas tree is from the Wallonia region of Belgium.

Faith in Focus
Gerald J. Schiffhorst December 21, 2009

Lessons from a Catholic childhood

Film
John P. McCarthy December 21, 2009

The hope and solace provided by "The Lovely Bones" is fleeting at best--secular humanism with special effects.

Signs Of the Times
December 21, 2009

“It is inconceivable that with more than 100 world leaders gathered together in one room...they have failed to commit themselves to adequate and binding obligations," said the secretary general of Cidse.

Of Many Things
James Martin, SJ December 21, 2009

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas. And it's starting to bug me just a little bit.