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December 19, 2011

Vol.205 / No.19
Art
Judith Dupre December 19, 2011

A new survey of Christian art and architecture in Europe from its beginnings in the catacombs to the present day.

Signs Of the Times

In every region of the country, death sentences have declined, which eventually will affect the number of executions.

Current Comment
The Editors December 19, 2011

Hooked on Drug Profits; Look to Black Catholics; A Long Goodbye

Signs Of the Times

The disputed report claims that the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops spent $26.6 million in 2009 on advocacy and outreach.

Signs Of the Times

"For millions of American workers and their families, economic hardship continues and grows," said Bishop Stephen E. Blaire of Stockton, Calif.

Christopher Pramuk December 19, 2011

Rekindling the Spirit of the Nativity

Books
John W. OMalley December 19, 2011

Ten sketches that begin with St. Peter and end with John Paul II.