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October 10, 2005

Vol.193 / No.10
The Word
Dianne BergantOctober 10, 2005

The Gospels often depict Jesus in conflict with those who are in positions of leadership both religious and political A close look will show that Jesus does not challenge legitimate authority but only the way individuals exercise it In an upcoming episode he counsels those around him to heed th

Drew ChristiansenOctober 10, 2005

As we mark this month the 40th anniversary of Nostra Aetate, the Second Vatican Council’s “Declaration on the Relationship of the Church to Non-Christian Religions,” the Israeli government has taken numerous initiatives to increase awareness of the document that did away with the s

Jonh T. NoonanOctober 10, 2005

Jacques Maritain was the incarnation of Catholic intellectual lifea spirit alive with ideas supremely sensitive to other persons filled with the charity of the Gospels His journey in this world toward the homeland beyond was made possible as he thought by his companion and wife Ra ssa Oumanso


John Long, Leading Ecumenist, Dies at 80John F. Long, S.J., a leading ecumenist and one of the world’s foremost Catholic experts on Eastern Orthodox churches and theology, died in New York on Sept. 20 following hospitalization for emergency cardiac surgery. He was 80 years old. Cardinal Willia

Bill GunlockeOctober 10, 2005

Notre Dame is a world unto itself - a place apart Unlike Georgetown University or Boston College where students can get away from campus and wash off their school colors in the secular currents of Wisconsin Avenue or Commonwealth Avenue for a day or a night every night if they want Notre Dame s

Donald H. DunsonOctober 10, 2005

My friend Sunday Obote was just 7 years old when the Lord’s Resistance Army stormed his family home in northern Uganda one night in 1994. The L.R.A. is a rebellious guerrilla group that opposes the military government of Uganda, a land-locked nation in east-central Africa. And yes, the L.R.A.

Of Many Things
George M. AndersonOctober 10, 2005

"Getting out of prison, I had no job and no place to go, so I ended up in a shelter in Brooklyn,” said José Carrero. A recent graduate of the Ready, Willing & Able program of the Doe Fund, which helps homeless people become independent, José spoke these words at its annual graduatio