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Year 15, Number 08

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Lead Story
by John Thavis
10 A Diplomatic Incident
The meeting that wasn’t.

News
by Inside the Vatican staff
12 USA
Cardinal Bertone at the Knights of Columbus’ 12th annual convention.

News
by Inside the Vatican staff
16 World
First reports of the implementation of themotu proprio.

News
by Serena Sartini
19 Russia
“I am coming home” — a new archbishop for Moscow.

News
by Serena Sartini
20 Italy
The Pope‘s pilgrimage to Italy’s most important Marian shrine.

News
by Angela Ambrogetti, Micaela Biferali, Maurizio Di Giacomo
22 Holy See
Will they be cardinals? Part II.

News
by Peter Jan Bogaert
24 Belgium
Excert from the book-length interview with Cardinal Danneels.

News
by Fabio Bernabei
26 World
Cardinal Barragan on the Catholic Church’s fight against drug addiction.

News
by Micaela Biferali
27 Obituaries
Last farewell to Cardinal Angelo Felici and Cardinal Jean-Marie Lustiger.

Photo Essay
by Angela Ambrogetti and Grzegorz Galazka
28 Austria
Benedict XVI’s three-day visit to Vienna and Mariazell, September 7-9.

Culture
by Angela Ambrogetti
34 Ambassador
Meeting Oded Ben-Hur, Israeli ambassador to the Holy See.

Culture
by Fabio Bernabei
35 Profile
The new head of the Pontifical Council for Culture.

Culture
by Vladimiro Redzioch
36 Special Assignment
A walk in the Pope’s summer gardens.


Culture
by Peter Sewald
40 Apostolic Palace
An interview with “Herr Praelet”Msgr. Georg Gaenswein.

Columns
by Inside the Vatican staff
47 Catechism
On the Incarnation and the Redemption.

Columns
by Fr. Bernard O”Connor
48 Roman Reflection
Jesus of Nazareth by the Pope helps us with our spiritual growth (Part II).

Columns
by Lucy Gordan
50 Of Books, Art and People
Trier celebrates Constantine the Emperor.

Columns
by Micaela Biferali
53 Book Review
Providence — or coincidence?

Columns
by Matthew Friauf
54 Vatican Watch: July, August, September
A day-by-day chronicle of Vatican events.

Columns
by Micaela Biferali
59 When in Rome
The Pantheon: a nearly “perfect” and quite spectacular building.

Columns
by Fr. Paul Haffner
60 Meditation
St. Raphael the Archangel (October 24).

Columns
by Fr. Paul Haffner
62 The Sacred and Profane
A Roman restaurant in the heart of the Testaccio Quarter


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