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February 15, 2010

Vol.202 / No.4
Signs Of the Times
February 15, 2010

A representative of Caritas Internationalis urged participants at the World Economic Forum not to neglect "the old, chronic problems of the world.”

Brian J. Stevens February 15, 2010

Why aren't international aid groups seeking local expertise?

Letters
February 15, 2010

Something’s Happening! Re “Bishops Battle Over Spiritual Worth of Medjugorje Pilgrimages” (Signs of the Times, 1/18): I heard Pope John Paul II’s reflection on the subject. It is neither a papal secret nor a papal declaration, but at one of the luncheons with bishops that the

Books
Robert P. Imbelli February 15, 2010

Ralph McInereney's 'Dante and the Blessed Mother' is a promising sign of a Marian revival.

Signs Of the Times
February 15, 2010

While the members say they understand the threats posed to Israel by Hamas, they argue against the "de facto collective punishment" of the Palestinian residents of Gaza.

Current Comment
The Editors February 15, 2010

Haitian Emigration; Banks and Bonuses; Saving a Lunch Counter

Film
William Van Ornum February 15, 2010

“Extraordinary Measures” illustrates the deep divide between rhetoric and reality for families caring for children with special needs.