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November 3, 2008

Vol.199 / No.14
The Word
Daniel J. HarringtonNovember 03, 2008

Dedication of St. John Lateran, Nov. 9, 2008


Security Stepped Up for Christians in Mosul Increased security aimed at preventing further attacks on Christians in the Iraqi city of Mosul might have come too late to halt an exodus of refugees, said an Iraqi archbishop. The Iraqi government has deployed extra police on the streets of the northern

Denise Lardner CarmodyNovember 03, 2008

Reading Catholic and Feminist has been a strange experience The book centers on the years between 1960 and 1980 a two-decade slice of American Catholicism as lived by women and a few men trying to be true to their faith and their feminism The strangeness I felt stems from my coming of age durin

Terry GolwayNovember 03, 2008

'No one needs to be told that newspapers are nearing their end days.'

Thomas J. MassaroNovember 03, 2008

Sovereignty is one of the most contested and yet indeterminate concepts in the field of political science The casual observer will know that it has something to do with ldquo unity of power rdquo ldquo legitimate right to govern rdquo and ldquo absolute control of territory rdquo but may st

Andrew M. GreeleyNovember 03, 2008

The grace-filled fiction of Jon Hassler

Of Many Things
George M. AndersonNovember 03, 2008

A play about Dorothy Day