Year 13, Number 05

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Lead Story 8 The First Papal Trip
Pope Benedict XVI in Bari.

by Dr. Robert Moynihan
16 Towards a Catholic-Orthodox Alliance
Bishop Hilarion Alfeyev of Austria.

by Paul Badde
20 God is a Piece of Bread
Disputation on the Most Holy Sacrament.

by John Mallon
24 Benedict’s Surprise Pick
An American becomes head of CDF.
by John Mallon 25 The Thomas Reese Affair
A media analysis.
by Father Elio Sgreccia 28 The First Human Embryo Clone
Reflections on cloning.
by Thomas Caughwell 32 Santo Sabito
John Paul II is not the first.
by ARCIC 34 Mary: Grace and Hope in Christ
New Anglican-Catholic agreement.
by Alberto Carosa 37 President Mbeki in the Vatican
What role will Africa play?

by David Quinn
40 Ireland
How the Church lost its nerve.

by Anthony and Marta Valle
42 Lover of Lovers
The Real Ratzinger.

by Lucy Gordan
46 The Swiss Guards Turn 500
All there is to know.

by Karol Jozef Gajewski
50 The Pius War
Responses to the critics of Pius XII.

Vatican Watch
by Shena Muldoon
54 April and May
A day-by-day chronicle of Vatican events.

by Father Paul Haffner
62 The Immaculate Heart of Mary
Reflections on Our Lady.

by Friar Tuck
66 Breakfast at the Gates of Heaven
The only hotel on St. Peter’s Square

May 2005

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