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February 13, 2012

Vol.206 / No.4
Signs Of the Times

“We cannot—we will not—comply with this unjust law,” declared Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted of Phoenix in a diocesan letter.

Current Comment
The EditorsFebruary 13, 2012

Waste Watchers; The Marrying Kind; The Cost of Business

Richard R. GaillardetzFebruary 13, 2012

Dialogue and deliberation during Vatican II

Signs Of the Times

The media report alleges that the former general of the commission that governs Vatican City discovered “chaotic management” and overspending.

Drew ChristiansenFebruary 13, 2012

Fifty years ago this last Christmas Day (Dec. 25, 1961), with the Apostolic Constitution “Humanae Salutis,” Blessed John XXIII formally convoked the Second Vatican Council in the hope that renewal of the church would give hope to the world. “I know how helpful for the good of souls

Books
Claire Shaeffer-DuffyFebruary 13, 2012

Reporting on the retirement crisis

The Word
Peter FeldmeierFebruary 13, 2012

Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time (B), Feb. 19, 2012