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The threat of nuclear weapons has never really disappeared

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01172014p18pha.jpgCOMMAND AND CONTROL: NUCLEAR WEAPONS, THE DAMASCUS ACCIDENT, AND THE ILLUSION OF SAFETY
By Eric Schlosser
Published by The Penguin Press, $36

Back in the Reagan era, many of us read author Jonathan Schell's The Fate of the Earth with hushed awe -- though critics found the 1982 book's warnings about nuclear war overwrought, even silly.

U.S. military archbishop makes pastoral visit to Guantanamo base

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Archbishop Timothy Broglio of the U.S. Archdiocese for the Military Services visited the naval station at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, as part of a five-day pastoral visit.

Broglio celebrated Masses Sunday at the base and also administered the sacrament of confirmation to two adults and two teenagers.

It was the archbishop's third visit to Guantanamo since he became the military archbishop in 2008.

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