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October 3, 2011

Vol.205 / No.9
Books
Michael Sean Winters October 03, 2011

What political evil is, and how to combat it, are among the most urgent issues of our time.

Signs Of the Times

The U.S. bishops have asked preists to address “the terrible toll the current economic turmoil is taking on families and communities.”

James Martin, SJ October 03, 2011

The surprisingly joyful theology of 1 Thessalonians

Ideas
Timothy W. O'Brien October 03, 2011

Mary Karr’s gritty stories of sin and salvation show us that grace is not always graceful.

Signs Of the Times

Catholic Charities of New Orleans received $15 million to oversee an effort to provide direct assistance to Louisiana fishing families affected by the 2010 B.P. oil spill.

V. Bradley Lewis October 03, 2011

From a political theory to an article of faith

Books
Thomas J. Massaro October 03, 2011

The fate of civilians in America's wars