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October 1, 2007

Vol.197 / No.9
Books
Carol NackenoffOctober 01, 2007

With books and documentary films on environmental degradation appearing at a fast pace what particular niche does Taking Action Saving Lives designed to reach a broad audience fill Shrader-Frechette O 8217 Neill Family Professor of Philosophy and professor of biological sciences at the Univer

Barbara E. JoeOctober 01, 2007

South-central Sudan is the last place on earth I would have envisioned spending an Easter Sunday. Skirting the equator, the region is accessible only by cargo flight under U.N. or other auspices and is closed to outsiders except as authorized by the Sudan Peoples Liberation Movement and Sudan People

Of Many Things
Patricia A. KossmannOctober 01, 2007

Caring for all God's creatures

Letters
October 01, 2007

Clarifying the Council

In The Church of Christ and the Churches (8/27), Richard Gaillardetz correctly summarizes the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith as teaching that the church of Christ continues to exist fully in the Catholic Church, and only incompletely in other

Books
Sally CunneenOctober 01, 2007

As its title suggests The Florist 8217 s Daughter the fifth memoir by Patricia Hampl centers on her own life In her earlier books personal revelations were filtered through experiences of Prague Assisi and the paintings of Matisse But this is hardly a tell-all autobiography Hampl is seeking

News

Dutch Proposal for Priestless Masses The general curia of the Dominicans expressed surprise over a booklet published by members of the order in the Netherlands recommending that laypeople be allowed to celebrate Mass when no ordained priests are available. In a written statement released by the Vati

Books
John A. ColemanOctober 01, 2007

This book is sure to garner much attention from professional sociologists of religion and probably historians of the Second Vatican Council as well In fact a blue-ribbon panel already responded and critiqued Melissa Wilde rsquo s volume at the annual meeting of the Association for the Sociology