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June 23, 2008

Vol. 198 / No. 20

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Though neither the Vatican nor the U.S. bishops have made a statement on nuclear power, the church has outlined the ethical case for renewable energy. In Centesimus Annus Pope John Paul II wrote that just as Pope Leo XIII in 1891 had to confront “primitive capitalism” in order to defend

Jeffry Odell KorgenJune 23, 2008

Catholic human rights groups part ways with Amnesty International.

The issue of religious liberty is of the highest interest to me both as a theologian and as an American. It is, as it were, the American issue at the Council. The American episcopate is greatly pleased that the issue has finally appeared on the agenda of the Council, notwithstanding many efforts to

Richard A. BlakeJune 23, 2008

The latest Indiana Jones film provides comfort food for the imagination

Why atomic power isn't the answer

Karen Sue SmithJune 23, 2008

George W. Bush’s victory in 2004 has been credited to Latino voters. Some political commentators have even claimed that a majority of Latinos elected Bush in the 2004 presidential election. The statistics disprove the latter claim. Yet Latino votes in certain swing states did lead to a Bush wi