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Issue Date:  May 9, 2003

See what you’ve missed

You may have missed the Web site relaunch April 4, but you don’t have to miss any of the Web exclusives we have posted since then. Everything is saved in the archives on Here are some of the Web exclusives that have appeared since April 4:

In Global Perspective:

  • Leonardo Boff issuing a plea for environmental stewardship.
  • A reflection on fundamentalism by Virginia Saldanha in Mumbai, India.
  • Jesuit Fr. Peter Henriot writing about fallout from the war in Iraq on people in Zambia.
  • Neglected news from Latin America, courtesy of Fr. Michael J. Gillgannon in La Paz, Bolivia.
  • Canadian Mary Jo Leddy’s thoughts about refugees and American empire.

In Today’s Take:

  • Vignettes and slices of life from Pat Morrison, managing editor.
  • Publisher Tom Fox writing from Hanoi, Vietnam.
  • A model for reconciliation in postwar Iraq proposed by St. Anne Sr. Rita Larivee, NCR associate publisher.
  • Reflections by editor Tom Roberts on the opening days of the war in Iraq (and the closing days of NCAA basketball).

In our Web columns:

  • A powerful renunciation of violence -- personal and national -- in the Palm Sunday homily by Detroit Auxiliary Bishop Thomas Gumbleton.
  • Benedictine Sr. Joan Chittister issuing a call for “preemptive” patriotism.
  • Continuing coverage of the Vatican in John L. Allen’s The Word from Rome.

To access the archives for these features, visit the current posting of any of these features and click on the archive button in the upper right hand corner of your screen.

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