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October 31, 2011

Vol.205 / No.13
Signs Of the Times

Ask the Rev. Laurence Tracy about poverty in his mostly Hispanic neighborhood and he starts talking about funerals.

Of Many Things
Edward W. SchmidtOctober 31, 2011

Halloween was not always fun. To the ancient Celts, it was deadly serious.

Thomas J. ShelleyOctober 31, 2011

At a time when religious orders in the United States are in steep decline, a dose of perspective and encouragement.

Signs Of the Times

The charges were brought in connection with the diocese’s handling of the case of the Rev. Shawn Ratigan.

John J. DiIulio, Jr.October 31, 2011

'Faithful citizenship' merits consideration, discussion and respect.

Leo J. O'DonovanOctober 31, 2011

In a new exhibit of Rembrandt's painting, the face of Jesus is hauntingly present.