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August 15, 2011

Vol.205 / No.4
Books
Kevin M. DoyleAugust 15, 2011

Are we destined to condemn the death penalty only after we are free of it?

Signs Of the Times

Christian organizations raise their voices on the best way to protect the poor and refuce the national debt.

Editorials
The EditorsAugust 15, 2011

In the long run, only the Afghan people can determine their own fate.

Signs Of the Times
August 15, 2011

“As it stands, the language is not broad enough to protect our Catholic health providers,” the Catholic Health Association complained in a statement.

Signs Of the Times

Violence, poverty, unemployment, hunger and precarious living conditions continue to make life difficult for Salvadorans nearly 20 years after the 1992 end of the 12-year civil war.

William BoleAugust 15, 2011

Religious groups stake out a wider role in violent conflicts.

Signs Of the Times

A car bomb exploded on Aug. 2 outside the Holy Family Syrian Catholic church in the city of Kirkuk, leaving at least 20 people injured.