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March 21, 2011

Vol.204 / No.9
Signs Of the Times

For the past 60 years, St. Augustine High School in New Orleans has allowed the corporal punishment of students.

John J. DiIulio, Jr. March 21, 2011

Historically, empires, dynasties and dictatorships have been the rule.

William Van Ornum March 21, 2011

Vatican coins and medals offer something more than the average penny.


William Van Ornum March 21, 2011

William Van Ornum's survey of the Vatican tradition of coin and medal making appears in the March 28 issue. Here he offers additional resources for coin enthusiasts. To browse additional coins and medal produced by

Daniel J. Harrington March 21, 2011

The Bible's influence through history

Signs Of the Times

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

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The Editors March 21, 2011

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