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June 17, 2002

Vol.186 / No.20

June 17, 2002

Harry J. ByrneJune 17, 2002

After Sept. 11, what is there left to say? As pastor emeritus of a New York City parish, I settle for an embrace, a hug. There is a deep personal quality to our losses on mid-Manhattan’s East Side and throughout our city. Husbands, wives, fathers, mothers, lovers, sons and daughters, relations

Of Many Things
George M. AndersonJune 17, 2002

With luck, you may live close enough to your job to be able to walk home from work. This is my own fortunate situation. On weekdays, I usually leave America House between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m and head southeast down through Manhattan to the Lower East Side. Having been seated at a desk since 8 a.m., the

Letters
Our readersJune 17, 2002

Powerless

I am writing in response to Professor Mary Jo Bane’s article, Exit, Voice, and Loyalty in the Church (6/3). In 1968 I was 29 years old and had six children. I remember exactly where I was when Pope Paul VI spoke from Yankee Stadium and essentially said, Set another place

Editorials
The EditorsJune 17, 2002

The U.S. bishops’ Ad Hoc Committee on Sexual Abuse has proposed a Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People for consideration by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops at their meeting in Dallas on June 13-15. The committee, chaired by Archbishop Harry J. Flynn, of St. Paul-Minn

Books
Ann Lloyd BreedenJune 17, 2002

Education has long been one of the pillars for the bridge between Christian faith and the world fostering the development of reason giving meaning and order to human life and facilitating an appreciation of ultimate reality Michael L Peterson Fred Herron and George Dennis O rsquo Brien offer th

Television
James Martin, SJJune 17, 2002

It would be difficult to discuss the past year of television without first addressing the effects of Sept. 11 on the medium. Initially, pundits foresaw a dramatically altered post-9/11 TV landscape. After all, the first days after the terrorist attacks saw television at its near-best: solid coverage

Poetry
Bruce McBirneyJune 17, 2002

A brownish-yellow V-shaped blur,