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March 21, 2011

Vol.204 / No.9
Signs Of the Times

Shared concerns over violence among Mexico’s drug gangs were discussed by bishops from dioceses along the Texas-Mexico border.

Current Comment
The EditorsMarch 21, 2011

Fast Train Coming?; Congress Kills the Dialogue; Tax-Dodge City

Signs Of the Times

Representative Peter King of New York convened controversial congressional hearings on March 10 to investigate “the extent of radicalization in the American Muslim community.”

Michael J. WesterhausMarch 21, 2011

A report from the margins of global health care

Signs Of the Times

Calls for the creation of a no-fly zone over Libya grew louder as civilians came under fire from forces loyal to the Libyan leader.

Letters
March 21, 2011

The Man’s ‘Ideal’ Role? Contrary to M. Cathleen Kaveny, in “Defining Feminism” (2/28), it does not seem that Pope John Paul II truly respected women—not real women. Instead, he valued his personal image of what he perceived as the “ideal” woman, Mary.

Signs Of the Times

The announcement on March 8 represented an embarrassing turnaround for Cardinal Justin Rigali.