October 12, 2009
The Vatican visitation prompts reflection on a religious divide.
Canon law and the continuity of papal leadership
A call for justice for the people of Gaza
Enough Grinning and Groping One reason people sit apart during Mass (Current Comment, 9/28) is to avoid being frowned at for not holding hands and raising them during the Our Father, as if this empty pretense of community could somehow make up for the absence of a shared, vital attention to Christ
"Sally Cunneen By Miri Rubin Yale Univ. Press. 560p $35 9780300105001 As a 13th-century French poet once said, Mary is “the sea that no one exhausts.” Yet the remarkable cultural history that the medieval historian Miri Rubin has assembled from worldwide resources seems to challenge that