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A Publication of
Catholic Concern for Animals


Selections From The Ark Number 213 - Winter 2009



Animal symbolism in Christian legends - Maya Becker and Anja Finger
Interview: animal action and the Church - Bruce Friedrich
Vegetarianism: raising awareness in the Church - Don Gwillim
‘In the image of a particular God: Elohim vs Marduk’ - Ryan P McLaughlin
Creatures Great and Small - David Pinault
Animal Freedom and Dignity - Michael Fox
Encounter with a Seminarian - Ana A. Garcia

Items of interest
Pope Benedict XVI - notes on creation
Born Free – CCA AGM
Pigs and the aristocrat
Badger-baiting in Britain
CCA/ASWA 2009 Wildlife Award: Kirkham Prison
Prayers for animal welfare - Helen Hall
The church cat (St Mary Redcliffe, Bristol), and Sonnet
Princess Elizabeth of Croÿ - RIP
Ireland’s animals - north and south
In Brief; More In Brief
Animal Blessing Services in Spain
Letter from the Membership Secretary - Ann Bates
Letter from the Chairman of CCA-USA - Jan Fredericks
Ark Fun Crossword

Book Reviews
News:Père David, by David Sox
Twenty Wagging Tales, by Barrie Hawkings - Helen Peacocke
Animal Activist’s Handbook, by M. Ball - B.Friedrich - Virgina Messina
Animals in Translation, by Temple Grandin - C. Johnson - David Sox
One Dog at a Time, by Pen Farthing - Diana R. Lord
Paws under the Table, by Helen Peacocke - DMJ
The Link between animal abuse and human violence, ed. by A. Linzey

To a Young Ass - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The Snake - Gerry Balcombe
A Trick Lick - Anthony Hofler
St Francis at the Zoo - Liam Brophy
The Power of the Dog - Rudyard Kipling
This Little Piggy - Felix Dennis
How Good He Is - E.N.

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