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    Watch Sister Eileen Campbell of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas and Bishop Minerva Carcaño of the Desert Southwest Conference of the United Methodist Church talk about their support of immigration reform.

    March 4, 2009 | Comments (10)

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    Religion reporter David Gibson assesses relations between the US Catholic Church and the new Obama Administration and talks about the political role that New York’s new archbishop, Timothy Dolan, may play.

    March 3, 2009 | Comments (1)

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    Milwaukee Archbishop Timothy Dolan is known for upholding church doctrine with warmth and wit. Will he embrace the chance for a broad public role in New York?

    February 27, 2009 | Comments (2)

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    "My lifelong belief is that love and death interwoven are the heartstrings of religion. The greatest of all truths is that love never dies. The opposite of love is not death. It is fear."

    February 27, 2009 | Comments (6)

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    One of the beautiful things about a terminal illness is you are invited into the present, and your friendships become stronger. Your loved ones become more vital and more present. Each day becomes more beautiful. You walk through the valley of the shadow, and it’s riddled with light.

    February 27, 2009 | Comments (7)

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    Milwaukee Archbishop Timothy Dolan will succeed Cardinal Edward Egan to become the next Roman Catholic Archbishop of New York. National Catholic Reporter correspondent John Allen talks about what Dolan brings to the position and the challenges he will face.

    February 23, 2009 | Comments (8)

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    National Catholic Reporter Vatican correspondent John Allen offers perspective on Pope Benedict XVI's papacy, his planned visit to the Holy Land, Catholic-Jewish relations, and recent questions about the direction of the Vatican.

    February 20, 2009 | Comments (10)

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    Sholem Aleichem is a writer best known for the stories that inspired the musical “Fiddler on the Roof.” He wrote in Yiddish, the everyday language of Eastern European Jews, and he wrote about everyday Jewish life in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. More

    February 20, 2009 | Comments (10)

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    It’s not a surprise that America as an ideal offered such possibilities for Sholem Aleichem, even when it disappointed him in its details, because it was a place of reinvention, of transformation.

    February 20, 2009 | Comments (2)