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August 3, 2009

Vol.201 / No.3
Art
Jon M. SweeneyAugust 03, 2009

The artist James Ensor had a wicked sense of humor and was obsessed with religious imagery. View slide show.

Signs Of the Times
August 03, 2009

Eddie Panlilio, a Catholic priest, has requested a dispensation from his priestly duties so that he may run for president of the Phillipines.

The Word
Barbara E. ReidAugust 03, 2009

Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (B), Aug. 9, 2009

Signs Of the Times
August 03, 2009

THE VATICAN -- The church’s positions on bioethical issues and matters of global social justice received marked attention during Pope Benedict XVI’s meeting with President Barack Obama on July 10 in Rome. Mr. Obama had traveled to Rome for the Group of 8 summit, an annual meeting of the

Signs Of the Times
August 03, 2009

Arch. Rowan Williams responds to the Episcopal Church's recent decision to ordain non-celibate homosexuals.

Letters
August 03, 2009

In Saecula Saeculorum Re the article by Thomas G. Casey, S.J., suggesting we replace Latin with English as the official language of the church (“Ave atque Vale,” 6/8): While I may be biased as a student of the classics, I think that Latin holds a significant place in the Catholic Church