The bishops urged both Palestinians and Israelis to support public officials who “take courageous initiatives for a just resolution of the conflict."
A pastoral letter said major sporting events often see "systems put in place to satisfy the demand for paid sex."
The pope responded to the widespread impression that Pope Pius XII did not do enough to speak out against the Holocaust.
Approaching “Spiritual Death” Re “Weakened by Defense” (Editorial, 1/18): Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. warned that a nation that spends more on war than on meeting human needs is approaching spiritual death. Afghanistan war costs are budgeted at $65 billion for fiscal 2010. The