Results from Tag: 'September 26-October 9, 2010'

On Edge in Kashmir

In the wake of a threatened burning of the Quran on Sept. 11, Muslims in India and other parts of Asia expressed outrage — sometimes to the detriment of their Christian neighbors.

‘True’ Fish Tales

Five years after scientists discovered that birth control chemicals were deforming fish in the nation’s waterways there still seems to be little outrage.

With Eyes on the Middle East Synod ...

A vivid picture of a Christian’s life in the Middle East is painted by Jesuit Father Samir Khalil Samir, a respected Egyptian scholar who teaches Catholic theology and Islamic studies at St. Joseph University in Beirut, Lebanon, and at the Pontifical Oriental Institute in Rome.

‘The End and the Beginning’

George Weigel had unprecedented access to the papacy when he wrote Witness to Hope, his biography of Pope John Paul II. For the sequel, which was issued this month, he mined the extensive archives of Soviet-bloc spy agencies that were released in the wake of the fall of the Berlin Wall.