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May 28, 2012

Vol.206 / No.18
Signs Of the Times

It was “a very bitter truth” that “democratization of the Middle East does not bring relief to the people who live there.”

Four people involved in liturgy describe what they have observed.

Books
Gerald T. CobbMay 28, 2012

Amber Dermont has written the great American novels--plural.

Signs Of the Times

On May 10 Pope Benedict XVI formalized the status of the 12th-century German mystic St. Hildegard of Bingen, “inscribing her in the catalog of saints.”

Current Comment
The EditorsMay 28, 2012

Feminism and Patriarchy; Far-Sighted Leaders; Still Invisible

Signs Of the Times

“We cannot be silent in the face of words or actions that would undermine the institution of marriage," Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan said.

Of Many Things
Kerry WeberMay 28, 2012

When strangers hear what I do, they instantly make assumptions about me.