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November 26, 2012

Vol.207 / No.16
The Word
Peter FeldmeierNovember 26, 2012

There is an ancient story that depicts a man entering the gates of heaven Once inside he discovers nothing but a place to sit facing a huge wall When he asks his escort St Peter for an explanation Peter says ldquo You have but entered the antechamber of paradise Paradise itself is on the ot

Signs Of the Times

In a message of congratulations to President Barack Obama, Pope Benedict XVI assured him of his prayers “that God might assist him in his very great responsibility.”

Daniel G. GroodyNovember 26, 2012

An eyewitness account of the Syrian refugee crisis

The Word
Peter FeldmeierNovember 26, 2012

The Book of Baruch is a beautifully poetic biblical text that takes us back to the period of the Exile a time of darkness for Israel They are a broken people far from their homeland which was ravaged by the Babylonians Just before our reading desolate Jerusalem speaks as a mother to her lost c

Editorials
The EditorsNovember 26, 2012

The sad fact is that Catholics can be just as divisive as the rest of our fellow citizens.

Books
Alex MikulichNovember 26, 2012

Jesus and race in America