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May 18, 2009

Vol.200 / No.16
Ideas
Robert E. LauderMay 18, 2009

Why do contemporary artists have such difficulty depicting holiness?

Signs Of the Times
May 18, 2009

Catholic bishops elected by several mainland Chinese dioceses will have to be subjected to further scrutiny before they are consecrated.

Books
Peter HeineggMay 18, 2009

Covering this topic is like writing about the 1936 Berlin Olympics by now the participants are all dead and anyhow none but a handful of stars Jesse Owens Pablo Picasso are known outside the fan base rdquo Like track and field events the doings of painters actors and writers seem rather tri

Film
Richard LeonardMay 18, 2009

In "Angels & Demons," the church is on the side of the good guys.

The Word
Barbara E. ReidMay 18, 2009

Seventh Sunday of Easter (B), May 24, 2009

Letters
May 18, 2009

Some, But Not All   A correspondent in a recent issue (Letters, 4/20) wrote that "it is a great pity that the American bishops do not choose to lead by recognizing the complexity of the issue on which they are called to teach, and then teaching in a way that produces more light and less heat.&r