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November 7, 2005

Vol.193 / No.14
Editorials
The EditorsNovember 07, 2005

The logjam of denials about the torture and abuse of prisoners in U.S. detention sites in Iraq, Afghanistan and Guantánamo has finally been broken. Capt. Ian Fishback’s letter in September to Senator John McCain, Republican of Arizona, has cleared the way for steps that may at last establish

Books
Joseph A. BrackenNovember 07, 2005

Anne Hunt an Australian Catholic theologian and author of several previous books on the doctrine of the Trinity aims in this book ldquo to explore and present the trinitarian nexus or interconnection of the mystery of the Trinity with the other great mysteries of the Christian faith rdquo Thus

Faith in Focus
Mary Moloney HaggertyNovember 07, 2005

Last week, over our Wednesday morning cup of coffee, a conservative Christian friend smiled as she told me I am the most conservative liberal she has ever met! There was a time when this would have brought anything but a smile to my face. But that day, I laughed out loud. I thanked her for

Faith The Word
Dianne BergantNovember 07, 2005

One is amazed by the results of an Internet search for the phrase ldquo use it or lose it rdquo The listing is easily a seven-figure number A good portion of this listing deals with issues like free speech brain function and muscle tone to name but a few These are excellent examples for it i

Letters
November 07, 2005

Modernity

The very fact that John O. Mudd does not mention religious brothers along with sisters and priests in running Catholic health institutions in his article From C.E.O. to Mission Leader (7/18) leads me to believe that he is not aware of the success of the Alexian Brothers

Books
Olga BonfiglioNovember 07, 2005

Bruce Feiler is one American determined to find meaning in the terrorist attacks of Sept 11 2001 and the war in Iraq mdash and he does it in one of the most dangerous places on earth As a follow-up to his Walking the Bible 2002 Feiler returns to the Middle East to answer the question ldquo

News

Consultations Shape Future of Church in New Orleans After Hurricane Katrina Following the devastation inflicted by Hurricane Katrina, the Archdiocese of New Orleans, La., has begun to plan its rebuilding. Prior to Katrina, the archdiocese numbered 491,000 Catholics. Questions facing the planners inc