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December 19, 2011

Vol.205 / No.19
Signs Of the Times

The disputed report claims that the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops spent $26.6 million in 2009 on advocacy and outreach.

Signs Of the Times

"For millions of American workers and their families, economic hardship continues and grows," said Bishop Stephen E. Blaire of Stockton, Calif.

Christopher PramukDecember 19, 2011

Rekindling the Spirit of the Nativity

Books
John W. OMalleyDecember 19, 2011

Ten sketches that begin with St. Peter and end with John Paul II.

Signs Of the Times

The Rhode Island governor's decision “to avoid the word Christmas” in an invitation to a “holiday tree lighting” ceremony “is most disheartening and divisive,” said Bishop Thomas Tobin.

The Word
Peter FeldmeierDecember 19, 2011

Mary Mother of God (B), Jan. 1, 2012

Signs Of the Times

Hundreds of thousands of Coptic Christians have emigrated since the ouster of Hosni Mubarak in 2011.