October 12, 2009

Ilia DelioOctober 12, 2009

The Vatican visitation prompts reflection on a religious divide.

Peter SchinellerOctober 12, 2009

Canon law and the continuity of papal leadership

Donald J. MooreOctober 12, 2009

A call for justice for the people of Gaza

Of Many Things
Karen Sue SmithOctober 12, 2009

Reflections on a transatlantic friendship

Letters
October 12, 2009

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

Editorials
The EditorsOctober 12, 2009

The church in Africa is experiencing the fastest growth in the history of Christianity.

Books
Sally CunneenOctober 12, 2009

"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