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February 2, 2009

Vol.200 / No.3
Paul LakelandFebruary 02, 2009

A new study of how American Catholics live their faith

February 02, 2009

Fruits of Our Faith My fervent prayer is that more parish priests will have the courage to preach Sunday sermons like the recent reflection by Barbara Reid, O.P., on the Holy Family (The Word, 12/22). Sister Reid used biblical scholarship to contrast the theology of retribution found in the wisdom l


Genocide Uncovered; Ignatian Insights; Avian Awareness


Obama Era Begins With Prayers WASHINGTON--The inauguration of President Barack Obama began and closed in the traditional way: with prayers. The Right Rev. V. Gene Robinson, Episcopal bishop of New Hampshire, delivered the invocation at the pre-inaugural celebration on Jan. 19, reminding thousands ga

Michael J. O’LoughlinFebruary 02, 2009

Ted Leonis, a longtime executive of AOL, is now the owner of various sports teams, including the Washington Capitols, an NHL franchise. At AOL in the mid-nineties, Lenois, who holds a degree in economics from Georgetown University, boosted membership of the online service from fewer than 800,000 mem

Of Many Things
Joseph A. O'HareFebruary 02, 2009

Barack Obama and the American proposition