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May 9, 2005

Vol.192 / No.16

May 9, 2005

John W. OMalleyMay 09, 2005

From 2005, John W. O'Malley, S.J., on the resurgence in Jesuit scholarship

Kevin M. CahillMay 09, 2005

Shortly after a Vatican and hospital medical team completed emergency abdominal surgery on Pope John Paul II following an assassination attempt on May 13, 1981, they asked six international specialists to come to Rome as consultants. Two of those invited were from the United States, Harvard’s

George M. AndersonMay 09, 2005

They came from all over, some 220 parents and children, and waited in line for up to three hours to enter the century-old red brick building in East Harlem. In this once Italian neighborhood, they were now mostly Hispanic immigrants from all over Central and Latin America and the Carribean. What the

May 09, 2005

A Very Simple Message

Much of the world stood still recently, at least for a few moments, to observe the passing of Pope John Paul II. Television coverage of the crowds of pilgrims making their way to view the body one last time was extraordinary. In a world often deemed indifferent to

The EditorsMay 09, 2005

The editors on Joseph Ratzinger's election as pope

Arts & Culture Books
George KilcourseMay 09, 2005

The Catholic fiction writer from Georgia Flannery O rsquo Connor 1925-64 once volunteered that it would be 50 years before readers understood her stories Half a century after the publication of her first novel Wise Blood 1952 and the inaugural collection of her short stories A Good Man Is

Arts & Culture Books
James S. TorrensMay 09, 2005

This volume presumes an older one of Selected Poems which was published by New Directions in 1959 and again in 1967 in an enlarged edition with an introduction by Mark Van Doren Van Doren had been Thomas Merton rsquo s university professor and mentor at Columbia It was he who put Merton rsquo s