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July 18, 2011

Vol.205 / No.2
Of Many Things
July 18, 2011

For 35 years I have come to this Jesuit villa to think, pray, read and write.

Ideas
Jon M. Sweeney July 18, 2011

As we tweet and hyperlink, can we sustain the concentration required for real discovery?

Signs Of the Times
July 18, 2011

Catholics leaders urge Congress and Obama to remember the poor and most vulnerable as crisis talks continue on debt ceiling and deficit reduction.

Columns
Maryann Cusimano Love July 18, 2011

Is life nasty, brutish and short, or are peace and love possible?

Signs Of the Times
July 18, 2011

The bishops said that true definition of marriage as the union of one man and one woman “cannot change, though we realize that our beliefs...will continue to be ridiculed."

Signs Of the Times

The Indian bishops spoke a day after three bombs in Mumbai left at least 17 people dead and more than 140 injured.

Letters
July 18, 2011

Facts About Drinking The editorial “How Old Is Old Enough?” (5/30) ignored the facts on why lowering the drinking age is a dangerous and irresponsible proposal. Moving the age to 18 is popular with lawyers seeking to reduce college liability for the more than 1,800 deaths, 100,000 rapes