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Conrad Black Is Free

By From the October 2010 issue

Conrad Black is free. As the old hymn puts it: The prisoner leaps to lose his chains. Hallelujah! Such sentiments, if not in hymn-singing form, will surely be widely shared among TAS readers.

But while the mills of U.S. justice grind slowly toward what one hopes will ultimately be Black's complete vindication, this column would like to offer some fraternal thoughts on the spiritual journey of an ex-offender.

Conrad Black has already written movingly about the last moments of his exit from custody and his first taste of freedom:

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A Saintly Conscience

By From the September 2010 issue

John Henry Newman's beatification is the focal point of Pope Benedict's visit to Britain, which begins today.

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Rebirth in Harlem

By From the July 2010 - August 2010 issue

Sixty-five years ago today, a remarkable memorial service was held in one of London's great churches in honor of a then obscure German pastor and theologian, Dietrich Bonhoeffer.

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On Retreat

By From the June 2010 issue

"Nothing is so like God as stillness," wrote the 14th-century German mystic Meister Eckhart.

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Mother’s Day Observance

By From the May 2010 issue

Meet Anna Marie Jarvis, the founder of the holiday we've celebrated every second Sunday of May since 1914.

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An American Church in Paris

By From the April 2010 issue

The first U.S. Church to be established on foreign soil is having a surprising renaissance.

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Forgiveness in Hollywood

By From the March 2010 issue

No, it's not (always) an oxymoron.

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Acts of Forgiveness

By From the February 2010 issue

Forgiving enemies is one of the hardest commandments in Jesus’ teachings.

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The Hospital Where I Grew Up

By From the December 2009 - January 2010 issue

A remarkable journey down memory lane.

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Advent Is Coming

By From the November 2009 issue

There is an alternative to the boisterous countdown of the weeks leading up to Christmas, and it's called Advent. It starts next Sunday.