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March 10, 2008

Vol.198 / No.8
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The EditorsMarch 10, 2008

The Vatican on sainthood, a fragile peace in Kosovo


'Confronting Power and Sex in the Catholic Church,' reviewed

John F. KavanaughMarch 10, 2008

Let’s call her María. She was illegally brought into the United States at the age of 2. Now 27, she is a vital member of her parish and has three young children. María was recently deported to Ciudad Juárez, where, in the last 15 years, 600 young women have been kidnapped, raped

Faith The Word
Daniel J. HarringtonMarch 10, 2008

During Holy Week we focus on the sufferings of Jesus—not only the physical sufferings that led to his death on the cross but also the misunderstanding and treachery displayed toward him by many who had been close to him.

Faith in Focus
Richard A. BlakeMarch 10, 2008

There Will Be Blood opens in 1897, 15 years earlier than its literary source, Upton Sinclair’s Oil! The shift is significant. In 1890 the Census Bureau declared that the American frontier had been closed and the expansion of the United States from the Atlantic coast to the Pacific had been com

The EditorsMarch 10, 2008

Time has accomplished what a U.S.-supported invasion, a crushing economic embargo, the collapse of the Soviet Union and any number of external and internal catastrophes could not: the removal of Fidel Castro from direct control over the people of Cuba. Suffering from failing health, Castro has final