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December 10, 2007

Vol.197 / No.19

Stem cell breakthrough, new bishops in China, Oregon abuse settlement

Patricia A. KossmannDecember 10, 2007

Christmas reading recommendations from our literary editor.

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The EditorsDecember 10, 2007

Identifying immigrants, violence against women, the rise of Hugo Chavez

Ivan J. KauffmanDecember 10, 2007

With its vividly re-enacted scenes of torture, book burning and violence, the PBS series “Secret Files of the Inquisition” made clear that stereotypical views of the Inquisition are not going away anytime soon. It also ensured that a negative interpretation of this Catholic history will

Our readersDecember 10, 2007

No Simple Answers The editorial Amnesty and Abortion (10/29) raises difficult questions. I agree that we should continue to reach out to those with whom we disagree. But I think it is incorrect to say that Amnesty Inter-national adopts a utilitarian calculus. It is a murky world in which we work, a