Briefly noted

February 2004
Christian Century;2/10/2004, Vol. 121 Issue 3, p17
Presents news briefs around the world as of February 10, 2004. Decision of U.S. President George W. Bush to appoint Charles Pickering to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; Order of Catholic bishop Raymond Burke to his priests not to give communion to politicians who supported abortion rights; Details of Mel Gibson's film "The Passion of the Christ."


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