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August 18, 2008

Vol.199 / No.4

August 18, 2008

Bryan LindenbergerAugust 18, 2008

A beacon of faith for an ailing community is restored

Paul JeffreyAugust 18, 2008

In the wake of violence, a campaign for forgiveness

Of Many Things
James T. KeaneAugust 18, 2008

In California, earthquakes are a subject of humor and nostalgia as much as terror

Letters
August 18, 2008

Ministry at Home The special issue on lay ministry (7/21) contained several interesting articles, but I was disappointed (though not surprised) that I found no reference to Catholic parenting as a lay ministry. I understand it is not recognized as such in any official document. Parents are neglected

Editorials
The EditorsAugust 18, 2008

Despite the distant drumbeats for war, a diplomatic settlement is still possible

Faith Faith in Focus
Thomas MertonAugust 18, 2008

To mark what would have been Thomas Merton's 99th birthday, a reflection and poem from the great spiritual writer that appeared in our pages in 1963.