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June 8, 2009

Vol.200 / No.18
Signs Of the Times
June 08, 2009

The much-discussed Freedom of Choice Act "does not directly address the conscience claims of health care entities, said lawyer Susan Stabile.

Signs Of the Times
June 08, 2009

The Vatican has condemned the latest round of nuclear testing by North Korea, warning that such acts of aggression threaten “the very survival” of the country’s own people by exacerbating its isolation. • Catholic Relief Services has announced that the agency will focus on hel

The Word
Barbara E. ReidJune 08, 2009

In our most fearful moments several things can quell our terror An imagined threat passes the light of day reveals that the forms so scary in the night were only shadows a real well-founded terror is dissipated when loved ones bear it with us In today rsquo s Gospel the disciples are terrified

Faith in Focus
Anne E. GryczJune 08, 2009

Women who walk with me each day

Signs Of the Times
June 08, 2009

Speaking on behalf of his fellow Catholic bishops in California, Bishop Stephen E. Blaire of Stockton praised the California Supreme Court decision.

Signs Of the Times
June 08, 2009

Nearly five dozen Christian leaders have pledged their support to President Obama in his effort to end the long-standing Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Editorials
The EditorsJune 08, 2009

In spite of optimism, the goal of stabilizing major banks is insufficient to the problem at hand.