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May 18, 2009

Vol.200 / No.16

May 18, 2009

New England is sometimes considered the birthplace of religious liberty in America because several of the early colonies were founded by adherents of denominations being persecuted in Europe in the seventeenth century. They saw the isolation of colonies in the new world as a haven to practice

David J. O'BrienMay 18, 2009

A Catholic community mourns a fallen soldier.

Of Many Things
Karen Sue SmithMay 18, 2009

Meeting Marian Anderson, "the voice of the century"

Letters
May 18, 2009

Some, But Not All   A correspondent in a recent issue (Letters, 4/20) wrote that "it is a great pity that the American bishops do not choose to lead by recognizing the complexity of the issue on which they are called to teach, and then teaching in a way that produces more light and less heat.&r

Editorials
The EditorsMay 18, 2009

Assessing President Obama's first 100 days