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November 19, 2012

Vol.207 / No.15
Mario MarazzitiNovember 19, 2012

The relevance of Mozambique's peace agreement 20 years later

Laura M. ChmielewskiNovember 19, 2012

I came to Mary C Sullivan rsquo s biography of Catherine McAuley with several entrenched assumptions about the level of interest a 19th-century Irish founder of a women rsquo s religious order could possibly inspire These assumptions were handily challenged by the narrative sweep that Sullivan map

Signs Of the Times

Statements on preaching and ways that bishops can utuilize new technologies are among the items the U.S. bishops will consider when they gather in Baltimore for their annual meeting.

Our readersNovember 19, 2012

Too Right? The editorial “Obama’s Scandal” (10/22) begs for response. I am personally aware of the pressures on the editorial board—financial, civil and ecclesiastical—in this confounding election season. Nonetheless, why Guantánamo a week before the election? W

Angela Alaimo O’DonnellNovember 19, 2012

From poet Dana Gioia, powerful meditations on loss and the redemptive power of beauty

Signs Of the Times

As Catholic Charities USA responds to victims of Hurricane Sandy, donations can be made online at or by calling (800) 919-9338.

The EditorsNovember 19, 2012

It is time to turn our attention to how human actions influence these death-dealing events.