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January 30, 2012

Vol.206 / No.3
Books
Doris Donnelly January 30, 2012

A new novel relates the the life and loves of a contemporary priest.

Signs Of the Times

A persistent drought is forcing farmers to abandon traditional rain-reliant practices.

Editorials
The Editors January 30, 2012

The suffering and loss of children across the country demand an examination of national conscience.

Television
Kerry Weber January 30, 2012

A Catholic CEO promotes good values and good business—with a little help from reality television

The Word
Peter Feldmeier January 30, 2012

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time (B), Feb. 5, 2012

Kerry Weber January 30, 2012

Literary pilgrimages to the homes of Catholic authors

Signs Of the Times

The ruling ensures that the First Amendment’s guarantee of freedom of religion shields churches from laws meant to end employment discrimination.