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July 18, 2011

Vol.205 / No.2
Signs Of the Times
July 18, 2011

The bishops said that true definition of marriage as the union of one man and one woman “cannot change, though we realize that our beliefs...will continue to be ridiculed."

Signs Of the Times

The Indian bishops spoke a day after three bombs in Mumbai left at least 17 people dead and more than 140 injured.


Is life nasty, brutish and short, or are peace and love possible?

Kelly CherryJuly 18, 2011

Elizabeth Bishop 1911-79 was a poet laureate then called ldquo consultant in poetry rdquo of the United States a winner of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award and for 17 years a resident of Brazil which allowed her to keep her distance from the ldquo lit biz rdquo while staying in

Signs Of the Times

A coalition of religious investors wants officials at 27 major U.S. companies to look deeper into the role human trafficking may play in the operation of their firms.

The Word
Barbara E. ReidJuly 18, 2011

Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (A), July 31, 2011

July 18, 2011

Facts About Drinking The editorial “How Old Is Old Enough?” (5/30) ignored the facts on why lowering the drinking age is a dangerous and irresponsible proposal. Moving the age to 18 is popular with lawyers seeking to reduce college liability for the more than 1,800 deaths, 100,000 rapes