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September 24, 2007

Vol. 197 / No. 8

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Dr. Daniel P. SulmasySeptember 24, 2007

Editors note: This week we have asked two doctors to discuss Michael Sandels The Case Against Perfection, a short but thought-provoking book that addresses the ethical dilemmas posed by genetic engineering. Dr. Daniel Sulmasy, a Franciscan friar, holds the Sisters of Charity Chair in

James Martin, S.J.September 24, 2007

The long dark night of Mother Teresa

Donald KerwinSeptember 24, 2007

Not since the “Americanization” movement of the first quarter of the 20th century has the United States given the integration of its immigrants the kind of sustained policy attention it deserves. At its best, that movement sought to promote citizenship, to assure that government agencies

Dr. Daniel P. SulmasySeptember 24, 2007

Read part 1 of this discussion.

Dear Kristi,

Im afraid I dont know any more than you do about Sandels personal beliefs. At least I can say that if he professes any religious faith, or worships

Brian R. FarrellSeptember 24, 2007

On June 29, 2007, in an extremely rare move, the United States Supreme Court reversed its own earlier ruling and agreed to consider whether a law passed by Congress, the Military Commissions Act of 2006, can legally deny detainees at Guantanamo Bay access to civilian courts. While this is only a dec

Of Many Things
James T. KeaneSeptember 24, 2007

"I'm religious, not spiritual."

September 24, 2007

Worthy Liturgy It has been several months since Bishop Donald W. Trautmans article on the new English translation of the Roman Missal (How Accessible Are the New Mass Translations? 5/21), and still no dissent in these pages? Let this be it. I grew up with the ICEL translation, first as a churchgoer,