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March 2, 2009

Vol.200 / No.7
Signs Of the Times
March 02, 2009

In Israel, the government is like a broken glass shattered into a bunch of little pieces."

The Word
Barbara E. ReidMarch 02, 2009

Second Sunday of Lent (B), March 8, 2009

Current Comment
The EditorsMarch 02, 2009

Lift High the Cross Students returning to class this semester at Boston College found a surprise: crucifixes adorning their classrooms. This traditional Catholic image has been a lightning rod in many Catholic colleges and universities over the last few decades, as schools struggled to make all stud

Signs Of the Times
March 02, 2009

Divisions within the worldwide Anglican Communion impoverish all of Christianity, said Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor of Westminster during a speech to the General Synod of the Church of England on Feb. 9. “Let me be frank,” Murphy-O’Connor told the governing body of the An

Karen Sue SmithMarch 02, 2009

Armchair travel no doubt began before there were either armchairs or travel, as we think of them today. The practice may have started as soon as people could communicate well enough to describe what lay on the other side of a mountain or a sea. It grew whenever an account rendered firsthand was reto

Books
Paul J. ContinoMarch 02, 2009

Rowan Williams considers Dostoevsky's Christianity

Signs Of the Times
March 02, 2009

Koreas first cardinal, an outspoken defender of human rights, died in Seoul, South Korea, on Feb. 16. At the time of his death, Cardinal Stephen Kim Sou-hwan was the longest-serving cardinal in the Roman Catholic Church. Born in Daegu in May 1922, the late cardinal was ordained a priest in 1951. Aft