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December 21, 2009

Vol.201 / No.20
Television
Thomas J. MassaroDecember 21, 2009

Students in Michael Sandel’s class accept with studied nonchalance ethical choices at which Catholic ministry students rightly shudder.

Signs Of the Times
December 21, 2009

The Senate bill "should not move forward in its current form," the heads of three committees of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops said on Dec. 19.

Current Comment
The EditorsDecember 21, 2009

The Gender Gap; Christmas Commerce: Original Altruism

Signs Of the Times
December 21, 2009

Thirty faith-based institutional investors are using their shareholder clout to urge 21 health companies to disclose the compensation packages for their top executives.

Signs Of the Times
December 21, 2009

"The U.S. is not becoming less Catholic because the Roman Catholic Church is becoming more Hispanic," said Allan Figueroa Deck, S.J., at a Fordham University forum on "Being Latino."

Bruce CecilDecember 21, 2009

What Catholics can learn from Protestant megachurches

Art
Gregory WaldropDecember 21, 2009

For centuries worshippers had credited the “Madonna della Strada” in Rome with healing powers, though no one called it an artistic masterpiece.