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February 10, 2003

Vol.188 / No.4
Books
Olga BonfiglioFebruary 10, 2003

At a time when the news is saturated with stories about corporate malfeasance it is salutary to recall that the corporate quest for profits can sometimes lead to injury and death In Five Past Midnight in Bhopal Dominique Lapierre and Javier Moro resurrect the story of Bhopal India where in 1984

Columns
Terry GolwayFebruary 10, 2003

Writing about television in a magazine that already publishes the elegant thoughts of James Martin, S.J., on the subject is fraught with peril, but I will proceed apace. From my perspective, comparison can inspire only humility, and that is not such a bad thing.   Humiliation, on the other hand

News

Growing List of Church Leaders, Groups Oppose War in IraqAs the threat of war in Iraq loomed larger, Christian leaders and associations across the world urged restraint on the use of force and warned of a humanitarian disaster if the country is attacked. From Catholic bishops to interchurch coalitio

Andrew M. GreeleyFebruary 10, 2003

The New York Times labored mightily to bring forth a mountain of priest abusers in its recent census and produced only a mouse, as it admitted in the 12th paragraph of its sensationalist prose in “Decades of Damage” (1/12/03). The Times reported a percent of American priests not greatly

Faith in Focus
Alma Roberts GiordanFebruary 10, 2003

My late husband and I often caught the tail end of a popular television talk show while we were waiting for the news to begin. One evening Tao, a guest of one of the hostesses, got into an animated dialogue over the definition of love. A beautiful actress, whose name escapes me, painted that virtue

Books
Nancy J. CurtinFebruary 10, 2003

Winston Churchill is defined by historyhe studied it he wrote it and he made it While the notion that great men shape the course of human events is somewhat outmoded among professional historians Churchill transformed Britain rsquo s darkest hour in 1940 into its finest Inspiring Britons with hi

Patrick KellyFebruary 10, 2003

I believe in the love that you gave me,