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November 21, 2011

Vol.205 / No.16

November 21, 2011

Gerald F. KicanasNovember 21, 2011

BAGHDAD—In her book “Kitchen Table Wisdom,” Dr. Rachel Naomi Remen reminds us that while the simple loving gesture of “kissing the boo-boo” does not take away the pain and suffering that a child feels, it does take away the loneliness felt in suffering.

Suffering and fear dominate the

Stephen J. PopeNovember 21, 2011

Seeking restorative justice in the prison system

Of Many Things
Karen Sue SmithNovember 21, 2011

Leonard Woolf and the "habit of loving"

Letters
November 21, 2011

Make Charities Catholic Re “Fighting Bias” (Current Comment, 10/31): The federal government’s recent denial of funds for the U. S. Bishops’ Office of Migration and Refugee Services should come as no surprise. Whoever controls funds controls how the funding agencies operate. T

Editorials
The EditorsNovember 21, 2011

The current breakdown in relations between Beijing and the Vatican has been difficult to watch.

Faith in Focus
James M. LangNovember 21, 2011

How I learned to take homelessness personally

Books
Kimberly E. OLearyNovember 21, 2011

The bumpy intellectual journey of Clarence Darrow