may2006

Year 14, Number 05

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Cover Story
by Leonid Sevastianov and Inside the Vatican staff
8 Benedict XVI and the Orthodox
Interviews: Metropolitan Kirill and Bishop Hilarion

News
by David Quinn
18 The Vatican’s Hesitant Foreign Policy
What Could Have Gone Better.

News
by Albert Carosa
20 Benedict XVI and Islam
Dialogue or Dispute?

News
by Anthony Valle
24 The Judas Code
Another Non-Gospel.

News
by Andrea Kirk Assaf
26 In the Shadow of the Crescent
Religious Freedom in the Middle East.

News
by Gerard O’Connell
30 Holy See-Chima Relations
Resumption before 2008 Olympics?

Culture
by Elizabeth Lev
32 Art Essay: Michelangelo’s Mary
From the Last Judgement to the Pietà.

Culture
by Vladimiro Redzioch
36 Interview: Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga
Latin America.

Culture
by Jean di Marino
38 Analysis: The New Enlightenment
Reason, Faith, and Secularism in this pontificate.

Culture
by Pat Morse
41 Reflection: Revisiting “Those Behind the Walls”
The duties of men.

Culture
by Paul Badde
44 Exhibit: Breath of Eternity
Antonello da Messina in Rome.

Columns
by Fr. Bernard O’Connor
48 Roman Reflection: Media and the Question of Responsibility
Protagonists of truth and promotions of peace.

Columns
by Lucy Gordan
50 Museum: Onward Christian Soldiers
500 Years of the Swiss Guards.

Columns
by Charmaine Graves
54 Vatican Watch: March & April
A day-by-day chronicle of Vatican events.

Columns
by John Mallon
58 Status Ecclesiae: Faith vs. Nonsense
The difficulites.

Columns
by Father Paul Haffner
60 Meditation: Queen of the Apostles
A prayer by Blessed James Alberione.

Columns
by Friar Tuck
62 The Sacred and Profane: Spring Dining Sicilian Style


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