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May 17, 2010

Vol.202 / No.16
Signs Of the Times

The scorched head of Mary is all that remains of the Nagasaki cathedral destroyed by the atomic bomb.

Of Many Things
Maurice Timothy Reidy May 17, 2010

Some have reacted to the crisis with anger, others by leaping to the churchs defense. I change the channel.

Books
J. Peter Nixon May 17, 2010

Stories from Homeboy Industries, the largest gang intervention program in the United States

Signs Of the Times

“You also can’t underestimate the value of pastoral presence,” said Gordon Wage of Catholic Charities.

Gerard F. Powers May 17, 2010

Finding our way on the road to disarmament

Ideas
Jack McLain May 17, 2010

Zombies are all the rage. Why, exactly? An essay by Jack McLain, S.J.

Poem
Leonard J. Cirino May 17, 2010

The tenderness of snow flaming