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November 7, 2011

Vol.205 / No.14
Art
Jon M. Sweeney November 07, 2011

According to his biographers, St. Francis was one of the most joyous of men, yet he is rarely pictured smiling.

Of Many Things
Patricia A. Kossmann November 07, 2011

A rich harvest of fall books

Letters
November 07, 2011

Undaunted Just a little note on the “Save the Altar Girls” editorial (10/10). I winter in Florida, where my parish swells to seven weekend Masses during the snowbird season, with three aging priests to handle them. One Sunday none of the altar servers showed up, and the priest asked if s

Books
William Van Ornum November 07, 2011

Robert Wicks on the tyranny of false hopes, emotional reasoning and the importance of tolerance.

Signs Of the Times

Through Oct. 9 of this year, 469,967 cases of the disease have been reported, leading to 6,595 deaths.

Kevin Spinale November 07, 2011

As the holder of the McCormick Chair in Jurisprudence at Princeton University and the founding director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions, is well known for his intellectual rigor and dedication to politics. One of the nation’s leading conservative thinkers, Mr.

Books
Bill Williams November 07, 2011

The saga of one church in San Francisco slated for closure