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December 6, 2010

Vol.203 / No.17
Books
Mark E. RondeauDecember 06, 2010

Andrew Bacevich argues that the U.S. is moving into a state of perpetual war.

Signs Of the Times

John Halligan, S.J., and Beatrice Chipeta, a Rosarian sister, were winners of the Opus Prize on Nov. 11

The EditorsDecember 06, 2010

Readers share suggestions for keeping Christmas sacred

Signs Of the Times

Catholic health care advocates will be carefully reviewing the pope's remarks to decide what the practical implications are.

John F. HaughtDecember 06, 2010

Religion, science and the desire to be good

The EditorsDecember 06, 2010

A Night to Remember

On the first Sunday of Advent, our family's 100-year-old presepio is erected in a corner of Nonna's living room. Each year two grandchildren, with awe and reverence, uncover the figures central to this event.

Signs Of the Times

The pope called access to adequate medical attention one of the “inalienable rights” of man