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February 13, 2012

Vol.206 / No.4
Signs Of the Times

The media report alleges that the former general of the commission that governs Vatican City discovered “chaotic management” and overspending.

Drew ChristiansenFebruary 13, 2012

Fifty years ago this last Christmas Day (Dec. 25, 1961), with the Apostolic Constitution “Humanae Salutis,” Blessed John XXIII formally convoked the Second Vatican Council in the hope that renewal of the church would give hope to the world. “I know how helpful for the good of souls

Books
Claire Shaeffer-DuffyFebruary 13, 2012

Reporting on the retirement crisis

The Word
Peter FeldmeierFebruary 13, 2012

Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time (B), Feb. 19, 2012

Letters
February 13, 2012

Saving a Poor Man I have just experienced the truth of your editorial “Failure to Protect” (1/30). This week I found a youngish Latvian man living in a field near Dublin airport. He hadn’t eaten in three days. I have never met someone so close to a mental breakdown; he couldn&rsquo

Signs Of the Times

"Beit Arabiya,” the home of a Palestinian couple, was demolished by Israeli authorities on Jan. 23 for the fifth time since 1994.

Editorials
The EditorsFebruary 13, 2012

In the controversy surrounding the new HHS regulations, miscalculations from either side could prove devastating.