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December 12, 2011

Vol.205 / No.18
Books
Ryan W. KeatingDecember 12, 2011

Tracing the complex relations among Britain, the United States and the Confederacy

Signs Of the Times

The move marks a break with a cluster of recent ordinations made without Vatican consent.

Columns
Margaret SilfDecember 12, 2011

I was not prepared for the scenes of devastation I encountered in Christchurch.

Theater
Rob Weinert-KendtDecember 12, 2011

'Godspell' is less a traditional musical than a combination praise service and theater-games exercise.

Elizabeth GroppeDecember 12, 2011

We are here in Panama,” stated Naderev Sano, “to tell the world that climate change is a matter of life and death for the Philippines.” Sano is commissioner of the Filipino Climate Change Comission, and he spoke these words at a meeting held in preparation for the UN meeting on cli

Letters
December 12, 2011

Losing to Islam and New Age “The Changing Face of Theology” (10/24), by T. Howland Sanks, S.J., gives us cause to reread an earlier article in America by Roger Haight, S.J. (3/17/08). Theology is not static or dead, as we were taught in the Baltimore Catechism—and left with only th

Signs Of the Times

Bevilacqua’s longtime secretary for clergy, Msgr. William Lynn, right, is charged with felony child endangerment and conspiracy.