Year 13, Number 10

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Lead Story by Elizabeth Lev 8 Christmas in Rome Advent as a time of humility.

News by Cong. for Catholic Education 16 Document on Homosexuals in the Priesthood The Vatican confirms its position.
by Tony and Andrea Assaf 18 Caught in the Crossfire A talk with an Iraqi bishop.
by Gerard O’Connell 20 Justifiied Optimism About China? A Taiwanese cardinal foresees a brighter future.

Interview by Andrew Rabel 22 What Will be the Consequences of the Synod? Cardinal Arinze on the Liturgy.

Focus by Charmain Graves 26 At the Crossroads A situtaion report on Canada.

Profile by Jean di Marina 30 Cardinal Crescenzio Sepe The evangelizer.

Feature by Martin Mosebach 32 The Genealogy of Jesus The mystery of the Son of David.

Spiritual Exercise by Fr. Bernard O’Connor 38 Pope Benedict XVI’s View of Courage Nine virtues of courage.

Tradition by Alberto Carosa 44 In the Service of the King of Kings The Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest.

Reflection by Pat Morse 48 The Real Presence But, do I believe?

Art by Eleanora de Fillippis 50 Protecting the Church’s Patrimony Restorations in the Vatican Museums.

Exhibition by Lucy Gordan 54 Tuscan Art Comes Home Siena’s “Virgin and Child.”

Status Ecclesiae by John Mallon 55 Lay Mendicants The difficulties facing Catholic lay apostolates.

Vatican Watch by Charmaine Graves 56 November & December A day-by-day chronicle of Vatican events.

Meditation by Father Paul Haffner 60 “The Good News” The end of the world and the second coming.

Restaurants by Friar Tuck 62 Venerina al Mascherino And, the Grand Hotel Olympic.

November 2005

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