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Year 14, Number 02

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Lead Story
by Dr. Robert Moynihan
8 True Love
Pope Benedict’s first encyclical

News
by Alberto Carosa
14 Towards a Second “Counter-Reformatiom”?
The Pope’s plans debated.

News
by Wlodzimierz Redzioch
18 “Holy Father, Help Me…”
Archbishop Comastri on John Paul II’s last hours.

News
by Paul Badde
21 After 25 Years, a Mystery
Ali Agca released and imprisoned again.

News
by Gerard O’Connell
22 Peace is Nowhere on the Horizon
Christians on elections in the Holy Land.

News
by Tony and Andrea Assaf
24 A Year of Turmoil and Hope in Lebanon
Rome is following Lebanon’s deepening crisis.

News
by Inside the Vatican staff
26 The “Siri Thesis” Unravels
Hutton Gibson rejects a conspiracy theory.

Focus
by Fr. C. John McCloskey
28 At the Crossroads
The situation of the Catholic Church in the U.S.

Feature
by Peter Seewald
32 Germany’s Pope
Benedict’s interviewer in his first 9 months.

Interview
by Anthony Valle
36 God’s Word
A biblical scholar on modern exegesis.

Spirituality
by Andrew Rabel
40 John Paul II and Divine Mercy
Sr. Faustina’s vision.

Roman Reflections
by Fr. Bernard O’Connell
42 The Prospect of Peace
Pope Benedict’s World Day of Peace message.

Reflection
by Elizabeth Lev
44 Representing Mystery: Panis Angelicus in Art
God’s bread for man’s life.

Museum
by Lucy Gordan
50 St. Deiniol’s Library
The place to book into.

Status Ecclesiae
by John Mallon
54 33 Years
The different dimensions of political correctness.

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

Meditation
by Father Paul Haffner
60 Presentation of the Lord
And, Our Lady of the Doves.

Restaurants
by Friar Tuck
62 With Red Wine from Cerveteri…
Taverna Angelica and Hotel Sant’Anna.


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