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February 4, 2008

Vol.198 / No.3
Faith The Word
Daniel J. HarringtonFebruary 04, 2008

The Scripture readings for the Sundays of Lent are extraordinarily rich.

Faith in Focus
Matthew P. MollFebruary 04, 2008

Sunday Mass at St. Mary parish in Manhattans Lower East Side could remind an observer of the childrens visual riddle: Which one of these things is not like the others? Among the sea of Latinos, who make up roughly 75 percent of the parishs population, stands Father Neil Connolly, 100 percent Irish-A

George M. AndersonFebruary 04, 2008

With income inequality in the United States hitting ever higher levels, it nonetheless comes as a jolt to learn that the share of after-tax income going to the wealthiest 1 percent of households has reached its highest point since the start of the Great Depression. Such is the conclusion of several

Faith in Focus
Maurice Timothy ReidyFebruary 04, 2008

Here is a selection of writing from Americas Web site. Currently, the site features two group blogs: The Good Word, on Scripture and preaching, and In All Things, both featuring daily commentary. Plus, you can find articles from the archive each week (under the banner In These Pages) and discussions

Daniel J. HarringtonFebruary 04, 2008

Bart D. Ehrman's 'God's Problem,' reviewed

James T. KeaneFebruary 04, 2008

The night before my sister’s wedding five summers ago, my family and our new in-laws gathered for dinner at an Italian restaurant in the suburbs of Los Angeles. Because mine is a big family—I am the sixth of eight children, and my siblings have among them 14 offspring—we chose this

Nelson P. ValdesFebruary 04, 2008

Patrick Symmes asserts that: 1. Santiago de Cuba had the richest gathering of the richest part of Cuba (p. 5). Not quite. Many fortunes were made in Oriente [Eastern Cuba], but the wealthy, as a rule, resided in Havana. One exception: the Bacardi family. [See: Rafael Duharte and Radames de los Reye