April 25, 2005

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Religion

FAREWELL, DEAR FATHER

Making a pilgrimage to say thank you
THE INCREDIBLE SINKING PRIME MINISTER 2021
Cover

THE INCREDIBLE SINKING PRIME MINISTER

A wobbly leader, inept cabinet, paralyzed government—all that, and the sponsorship scandal too. JOHN GEDDES reports on the crisis in Ottawa.
AFTER SYRIA LEAVES 3637
Middle East

AFTER SYRIA LEAVES

War-weary and fractious, Lebanon dares to dream of unity
HE TRIED TO GIVE MONEY BACK, BUT OTTAWA SAID NO 2627
Cover

HE TRIED TO GIVE MONEY BACK, BUT OTTAWA SAID NO

What do you do when there’s so much money raining down you run out of buckets? PAUL WELLS reports from the Gomery inquiry.
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THEMAIL

THEMAIL

After reading “Remembering John Paul II” (“Tribute,” Cover, April 11), it dawned on me that the Pope taught me a wonderful lesson—how to die with dignity and courage. Though I never met him, I came to love him because his faith in God helped me in my journey of faith.
THE TANK OFFENSIVE 4243
Business

THE TANK OFFENSIVE

The scavenger hunt for a cheap fill of gas has become the new national sport
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FILM

GOING TO EXTREMES

The camera is now a performance-enhancing drug
ISN’T IT IRONIC? 5051
Music

ISN’T IT IRONIC?

Alanis Morissette, once the poster girl for angry young chicks, is defanging her songs for Starbucks
LIFE BEFORE JEAN BRAULT 3233
Cover

LIFE BEFORE JEAN BRAULT

He brought down the house, but the inquiry had already heard plenty about misuse of public funds
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All Business

FREE TRADE OR EXTINCTION

Neanderthals were isolationists, and look what happened to them
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