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December 11, 2006

Vol.195 / No.19
Lisa Sowle CahillDecember 11, 2006

This long-awaited work by America rsquo s leading Catholic feminist theological ethicist Margaret A Farley is the product of years of experience reflection scholarship and wisdom Just Love is decisively shaped by Farley rsquo s longstanding interests in the sexual equality of women and men an

Elizabeth KolbertDecember 11, 2006

As a reporter you have gone from covering New York politics to global warming. Is it fair to say you’ve moved from one disaster to another?That’s not a bad way of putting it. In covering both I’ve seen people look some fairly obvious truths right in the face and dance around them.

Of Many Things
James Martin, SJDecember 11, 2006

"July," said my sister, Carolyn. And I was amazed. "This year we got our first Christmas catalogue in the mail in July," she said. It was from Lands’ End. Even though Carolyn was driving the car and I was sitting next to her, I knew without looking that we were rolling our

Faith in Focus
Bea Broder-OldachDecember 11, 2006

Among the best-kept secrets of World War II was the presence of prisoner of war camps in the United States. With food in short supply in Europe and American supply ships returning empty from the front, the U.S. military devised a plan to maximize resources at home and abroad: supply ships would retu

Terry GolwayDecember 11, 2006

Before he took off for a tour of Asia in mid-November, President Bush played host to the leaders of the Big 2.5 American automakersGeneral Motors, Ford and the U.S. half of the multinational conglomerate known as DaimlerChrysler. The automakers had been hoping for an S.U.V.-sized summit conference o

Our readersDecember 11, 2006

Avoid Racism

Thanks to George M. Anderson, S.J., for the interview with James Cone, Theologians and White Supremacy (11/20).

I am a member of a Dismantling Racism team in the greater Philadelphia area, and one of the few Catholic members. Our focus is primarily on racism as

The Word
Daniel J. HarringtonDecember 11, 2006

What makes you happy Where do you find your joy In what do you rejoice These are serious questions and for many people today they are not easy to answer Much in our culture promises joy but fails to deliver According to the Bible the origin and object of true joy is God The Third Sunday of Ad