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March 16, 2009

Vol.200 / No.9
Signs Of the Times
March 16, 2009

The Catholic Medical Association has joined forces with the Christian Medical Association and the American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists to combat what they see as a major threat to the conscience rights of health care professionals. The groups are joining in an effort to i

News

Religious Leaders Assess Causes, Consequences of Christian Exodus Religious leaders met in Detroit, Lebanon and Rome in February to address the accelerating emigration of Christians from the Middle East, an exodus that seriously threatens the survival of Christianity in the region. Currently betw

Letters
March 16, 2009

Violence Voyeurism The review of “Slumdog Millionaire,” by Richard Leonard, S.J. (“Cashing In,” 2/23) was the only one to put into words the reasons I left that movie after watching 35 minutes of brutality. I went to see the movie because my acquaintances raved about it; not

Books
Nancy J. CurtinMarch 16, 2009

Jay Dolan's 'The Irish Americans,' reviewed

Signs Of the Times
March 16, 2009

Archbishop Paulinus Costa, president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Bangladesh, criticized the “barbarous killing and looting” that left more than 140 people dead or missing following the recent mutiny of the Bangladesh military. • Poland’s chief rabbi, Michael S

Theater
Rob Weinert-KendtMarch 16, 2009

Two shows now playing in New York have Christian faith and institutional authority as central themes.