Year 16, Number 2

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Lead Story by Dr. Robert Moynihan and Doug Sylva
10 USA Benedict XVI’s trip to the US, another step toward the “Benedictine reform.”

News by Inside the Vatican staff
18 Briefs
The old Latin liturgy; 6-year-old’s sainthood cause; solar panels in Paul VI Hall

News by Gerard O’Connellf 22 Holy Land Patriarch Michel Sabbah’s views on a possible and peaceful solution.

News by Martin Doerry, Christian Neef and Matthias Schepp
24 Russia
Interview with Metropolitan Kirill on many topics

News by Andrew Rabel 28 Pakistan
Benazir Bhutto, a life in defense of her own country.

News by CNS
29 Holy See
Profile of Mary Ann Glendon, new US ambassador to the Vatican.

News by Vladimiro Redzioch 30 Holy See
Interview with Giovanni Maria Vian, new editor of L’Osservatore Romano.

News by Msgr. Athanasius Schneider
32 Liturgy The rite of Holy Communion throughout the Church’s history.

News by Inside the Vatican staff 30 Curia Interview with Cardinal Saraiva Martins on Veneration of Padre Pio.

Culture by George “Pat” morse 32 Reflection What Pope Benedict did not do in America.

Culture by Angela Ambrogetti 36 Embassador Emilio Marin, an intellectual as Croatian ambassador to the Vatican.

Culture by Cathy Pearson
38 Lent Reflection on the dangers of temptation.

Culture by Inside the Vatican staff
45 Catechism
The Baltimore Catechism, Lesson Eleven.

Columns by Fr. Bernard O’Connor
48 Roman Reflection Correlation between family and peace.

Columns by Lucy Gordan
50 Of Books, Art and People Interview with Cardinal Egan, head of the NY Archdiocese.

Columns by Micaela Biferali
55 Vatican Watch: December and January A day-by-day chronicle of Vatican events.

Columns by Micaela Biferali
59 When in Rome Exhibits: St. Peter’s in a series of photos and recovered masterpieces.

Columns by Fr. Paul Haffner
60 Meditation
St. Peter Damian (February 21) and a quote from Dante’s Paradiso.

Columns by Fr. Paul Haffner 62 The Sacred and Profane SA hotel near Piazza Navona and a restaurant in Trastevere.

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