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April 12, 2010

Vol.202 / No.12
Books
Vincent D. RougeauApril 12, 2010

Thea Bowmans struggle to open the Catholic Church to African-American spirituality.

Signs Of the Times
April 12, 2010

A Vatican commission expressed the hope that bishops and priests deprived of freedom would be allowed to resume their pastoral ministry.

Signs Of the Times
April 12, 2010

L'Osservatore Romano hailed the new U.S.-Russia disarmament treaty on April 7 as a "significant and courageous step toward international security"

David CortrightApril 12, 2010

Reviving the nuclear nonproliferation agenda

Film
John P. McCarthyApril 12, 2010

Though it may scare you at times, the film “The Eclipse” ultimately bestows a sense of tranquility.

Signs Of the Times
April 12, 2010

Two pending federal lawsuits seek to pull the Vatican into U.S. courts over claims that it is liable for damages to victims of sexual abuse by priests

Thomas J. ReeseApril 12, 2010

When the clergy sexual abuse crisis exploded in the United States, most Vatican officials and European churchmen considered it an American problem. Then when Canada and Ireland experienced a similar crisis, it became an “English speaking” problem. Rather than seeing the crisis in the United