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October 17, 2011

Vol.205 / No.11
Books
Peggy RosenthalOctober 17, 2011

Angela ODonnells new collection of poems is a lives of the saintsof a sort.

Signs Of the Times

Somali children are the victims most affected by the food crisis in the Horn of Africa.

Faith in Focus
Sara McGinnis LeeOctober 17, 2011

Many of the moments of motherhood are hard to survive, let alone treasure.

Signs Of the Times

The statement does include a new introduction warning that the document “has at times been misused to present an incomplete or distorted view of the demands of faith in politics.”

Current Comment
The EditorsOctober 17, 2011

Promise of the Sea; Making the Grade; Fiscal Follies

Signs Of the Times

Eighteen Catholic colleges asked the Obama administration to broaden the religious exemption offered within new guidelines on women’s health.

Valerie SchultzOctober 17, 2011

My adult children are kind, smart and justice-oriented. But they are not practicing Catholics.